1916 WW1 Magazine BATTLE OF VERDUN Douaumont CAPTAIN RUSSELL ROBERTS (3800)

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BATTLE OF VERDUN Douaumont CAPTAIN RUSSELL ROBERTS Balkans FLAME THROWER Grenades

12 pages (24 sides) of:

A magazine detailing events in the First World War

DATED 1916

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Port Ereo: Little Armenian Girl Who Was Rescued by a British Battleship - front page showing little girl kissing the hand of a British naval officer.

Field Marshal von Haeseler German Commander of Verdun Offensive - small photo.

General Petain of France - sm. Photo.


Battle of Verdun:

Emplacements of French Heavy Guns Defending Verdun Positions - full page (fp) x3 photographic images (pi).

French Mitrailleuses on the Way to the Battle Zone.

Cans of Hot Soup Ready for Transportation to the Trenches During the Battle

French Bretons an dZouaves Dashing Forward on the Douaumont Position with Bayonets Fixed etc. - fp from a drawing by Stanley L. Wood.


French Hussars in the Trenches as Infantrymen.

Two French Soldiers at an Ice Bound Lake in the Meurthe and Moselle Sector.

French Hussars Marching Through a Village in the Battle Zone.

British Army on Active Service in France etc - Full page:


British Soldiers Distributing Fodder For the War Horses from ASC Waggons.

Motor Despatch Riders in France i Rough Countryside.

Signal Service Men Fixing Telephone Wire.

Look-outs of the Anti-Aircraft Section in France Searching Through Special Glasses for Enemy Planes.

Salonika:

Krupp Guns Found at Karaburun, Gulf of Salonika.

Loading a Machine Gun Belt wiht Cartridges at a British Camp near Salonika.

Searchlight Installed in the Enemy Station on Karaburun.

Some of General Sarrail's Guns at Salonika Surrounded by Cheerful British, French and Native Soldiers.


Serbian Soldiers Waiting Outside HQ at Salonika.

Serbian Infantry March ona Salonika Street.

Indian Mule Transport Column Entering Salonika For Fodder; French Soldiers Leave the Town for The Front.


War Horses:

Dropping a Dead Horse in the Indian Ocean From a Transport Ship from Australia to Bombay.

Horses Going Down to Between Decks on a Transport Ship.

Horses for the War Zone Coming Aboard a Ship.

Feeding Time on a Transport Ship: Horses in Their Specially Constructed Stalls.

Brisbane, Australia: Horses Being Got Ready for Transhipment to France and Flanders.


War Damaged Transport, Cars, Bus, Ambulances etc. x5 photos.

West Yorkshire Regiments on Night Raids on the Enemy's Trenches: British Sergeant with a Revolver in Combat with German Soldier - fp drawing by A. W.

Bravery of Captain Russell Roberts And Private MAuffinades of 10th Royal Fusiliers: The Private Crawling Through Enemy Lines With Captain on His Back - fp from a drawing by Dudley Tennant

Russian Royalty Behind the Line - fp x4 images of The Tsar, Grand Duke Nicholas, Grand Duke Peter Nicholaievitch, Alexander Michaelovitch His Daughters, the Tsarevitch etc.


In the UK:

New Zealanders off on a Route March under Captain Price.

Army Motor Inspector Watching a Trial of Certain Type of Car to be Sent to France.


Flame Throwers and Grenades - 2photos on fp.

British Troops in Egypt: W. Egypt Dorsetshire Yeomanry; Bedouins Captured; Cairo Parade Ground etc - x3 photos on fp.


Items of Interes - fp:

Marquis of Downshire and His Son the Earl of Hillsborough as Special Constables.

Pilot Sergeant Gaynemer.

Captain V. M. Lunnon 11th Essex Regt.

Hair Cutting Operation on the Narrow Deck of a Submarine.

A Fete Day in the French Lines At Salonika: A Goose Step Performer.

Stripes For French Soldiers to Indicate How Many Times They Have Been Wounded.

Germans Bargaining for Meat in a Serbian Town.

Cap and Ear-piece for Deaf Recruits of Soldiers Whose Hearing Has Been Impaired.


French Transport Ship Torpedoed in Allied Zon, Salonika.

British Sailors Manning a Diving Pump for a Diver Working Among the Wreckage on the Shores of Cape Kephali, Greece.

Daubing: Sailors Washing and Scrubbing Clothes Aboard a British Monitor.


Roll of Honour:

Lieut. Colonel W. M. O'Connor RAMC Field Ambulance.

Major E. Campion - 2nd Seaforth Highlanders.

Captain B. P. Nevile - 7th Lincoln Regt.

Captain G. S. Stritch - 6th Connaught Rangers.

Captain E. H. Wyand - 16th King's Royal Rifle Corps.

Capt C. W. D'arcy-Irvine - 6th Leinster Regt.

Lieutenant J. A. Moore - 7th South Staffs Regt.

Capt. E. P. Almack - Royal Field Artillery.

Lieutenant C. J. Williams - 8th Bedford Regt.

Lieutenant C. A. M. Bingen - 5th Royal Sussex Regt.

Lt. C. L. Mere - 6th Royal Lancaster Regt.

Lt. K. McIver - 2nd Nigeria Regt.

Lt. E. F. Fowler Smart - 7th Leicester Regt.

Lt. S. O. Allday - 5th South Staffs Regt.

Lt. E. L. E. Lindop - 41 Dogras (Indian Army)

Lt. J. Bennett - Royal Munster Fusiliers.

Lt. H. C. T. Neale - 1st Northampton Regt.

Lt. W. S. Drury - 8th Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. A. D. Stewart - 9th Royal Sussex Regt.

Sec. Lieut. R. W. Phillipps - 1st Grenadier Guards.

Sec. Lt. G. R. Jeffery - 20th Hussars.


France Honours Britons for Valour in the Field - fp showing 4 photos.

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This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the war at sea, the Navy: U-Boats etc

The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment - by A. W. Holland.

German Gamble for Verdun

Article on the events etc in the war by F. A. McKenzie War Correspondent. Sleekburnc.1803

If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask. This magazine is an original and used issue, not printed on the best of quality paper, but it more than makes up for this in terms of written content with many images. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5 inches) approx. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. There are binding witness marks to the spine .There are handling marks to the edges. The pages are loose. The photographic images, sketches etc. vary in size.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page.

"Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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