1916 WW1 Magazine FLANDERS Kilimanjaro GENERAL SMUTS Alps TRENCHES France NEWSPAPER (9900)

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FLANDERS Western Front EAST AFRICA Seppings Wright KILIMANJARO General Smuts


A magazine detailing events in the First World War


12 pages (24 sides)


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:

East Africa: General Smuts Making Observations from the Roof of His Armoured Car - front headed page.

Basra Under British Occupation - x6 photos on a full page (fp): Enrolling Recruits for the Basra Police - Commissioner of Police Inspects a Squad of Native Constables - Indian Transprort Wagons Aongside The River - British Soldiers Engaging a "Bellum" From an Arab Boatman - Arabs - Indian Troops.

Mr Seppings Wright Artist and Correspondent - small photo to accomapny article.

Caucasian Cavalry Advancing Through the Snow in The Carpathians - fp from a drawing by H. Seppings Wright

On the March to Kilimanjaro - fp showing troops crossing a stream.

The British Camp at Moshi with Kilimanjaro in the Distance - plus two other pics.

Full page titled Leaves from the Life of Our Army in Flanders x7.

Wire and Respirators for the French Line - fp showing x2pics: French Soldiers Tryingt on Respirators - Stores of Barbed Wire etc for the Trenches.

FP titled Deserts of Debris Along the Wooded Meuse - Breach At Fort Vaux - Debris at Fort Souville - Caillette Wood, half page (hp) - Corner of the Field of Souville (inset).

FP titled Ferocious Fighting for the Frech Fortress - x4pics: Blasted Trees Before Fort Souville - Trees in the Bois de Caillette - General Mangin Addressing His Troops Behind the Lies (hp)

Giant Anzac Captain Foss Heaves German Over the Parapet - fp from a drawing.

The Final Effort of a Brave Canadian - fp from a drawing. Standing up to advancing Germans with a revolver.

FP showing x4pics: French Officers Waqtching and Driecting an Attack - A Poilu Watch The Enemy From an Attic Look-out.

Construction of Deep Trenches near Verdun - Belgian Marine Fusiliers reive in the Trenches.

The War in the Air near La Panne - fp showing x5 pics various aeroplanes etc.

Scenes Before and After the Attack - fp showing 3pics: French Soldiers on Their Way to the Trenches Rest at a Roadside - French Soldiers Tending the Wounded Enemy - Results of the Inferno of a Fire Trench.

Fp showing x4pics: German Activies Along the Coast - German Sailors Transporting heavy Shells to a Coastal Battery - German Navl Men Doubling Along the Coast Road - Heavy Coast Howitzer in Action.

British patrol Engages Troop of Germans at Zonnebeke - fp from a drawing.

Heavy Howitzers In Action on the Western Front - fp showingx4pics.

Incidents of the Austrian Efforts Against Italy - fp showing x5 pics incl. Austrian Tyrol and Gorizia.

Fighting in the Alps - fp showing x4pics of Austrian and Italian hand to hand fighting incl. 141st Italian Regt - Monfalcone - miel etc.

Large Ship in A Floating Dry Dock..

British Naval Shipbuilding Yard Showing a Huge Destroyer on the Stocks Nearing Completition - hp.

Roll of Honoured Dead:

Major A. A. C. Nelson - Royal Scots.

Captain E. R. Cooke - Royal Irish Fusliers

Captain Wilfrid Langdon - Cheshire Regt.

Lieutenant W. C. Pemberton - RFC.

Lieut. A. H. Hickman - Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Lt. N. T. Worthington - R. Lancaster Regt.

Lt. R. C. Green - Bedfordshire Regiment.

Lt. G. K. Ross - Canadian Infantry.

Lt. G. B. Manders - RFA.Sleekburnc.

Lt. J. C. Morrow - Canadian Engineers.

Lt. R. L. Valentine - Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. C. F. Romer - Middlesex Regt.

Sec. Lt. C. F. Bailey - Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. H. V. Cholmeley - Grenadier Guards.

Sec. Lieut. H. H. Richards - Connaught Rangers.

Lt. A. N. Peerless - Canadian Infantry.

Sec. Lieut. J. S. Burton - Grenadier Guards.

Sec. Lt. N. J. Davies - Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. R. W. McConell - Kings Own R. Lanc. Regt.

Sec. Lt. R. J. T. Wingfield RFA.

Sec. Lt. J. F. Egerton - King's Royal Rifles.

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:

The Caucasian Cavalry on the Russo Hungarian Front - by H. C. Seppings Wright.

The Royal West Kent Regiment by A. W. Holland - with mention of Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien - Paardeberg - La Bassee - Lt. H. B. Haydon White - General Cuthbert - Private J. T. Turnbull - Le Cateau - Major General G. F. Gorringe - etc.

Plus other smaller caption articles to accompany images.


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. The front headed page is present but the outer cover is not. The spine has been reinforced repaired at some time. There are binding witness marks to interior pages. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. There are some creases etc to corners. There are handling marks to the edges. 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. The outer cover is missing; but as far as I can tell there are no other pages missing. If you're 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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Condition Used
Product Code 9900
Weight 0.1kg