1916 WW1 Magazine SAILLY-SAILLISEL Trenches SOMME Flander WINTER War (3210)

Product code: 3210
Original antique weekly magazine.
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A magazine detailing events in the First World War


12 pages (24 sides)


DATE 1916


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

Men of the Somme Toasting a Tank - full front page

Alfred Harmsworth - Lord Northcliffe

Trench Train Arriving at Victoria Stration London: Joyful Reunions - from a drawing; half page

A West End Restaurant - Britains Gallant Allies - from a drawing by Fortunino Matania depicting a scene at a famous London cafe where allied officers and friends enjoy their leave; half page

Soldiers Drawing Lots for Christmas Leave - full page from a drawing sketched by S. Begg

Mr Arthur Machen - Author Sleekburnc.

The Fairyland Frosted Forests of the Vosges - Hoar Frost and Snow and Miel a French Soldier - full page photograph

A Warrior Bends fronm a Saddle to to Take a Last Kiss from the Woman He Loves - from a drawing

A Belgian Offering Half the Room in His Tiny Dog Cart to a Wounded British Soldier Whom a Frenchman is Carrying Pickaback - from a drawing

Soldiers Drawing Water From a Somme Stream - photograph

Soldiers Cross a Stram by Means of a Fallen Tree - photograph

Britons Going Up to Wire First Line Positions - inset photograph

Party of Soldiers Gathered in a Corner for a Brief Rest - photograph

Sentry at the Gate - inset photograph

Captures German Munitions at St Pierre Divion - photograph

Battle Zone Playhouse: British Officers Gathered to Hear a Lecture on Scouting in War Time - full page drawing

Floods Behind the Front in Flanders: A Soldier Struggling in The Flood - full page drawing

Full page showing x5 photos:

 Remnants of the Enemy in Africa:

Two German Guns Used Against The Germans

Indian Artillery Operating in East Africa

Using a Heliograph to Communicate in East Africa

Askaris Descending a Gully in East Africa

Sailly Saillisel: French Soldiers in German Trenches

Collecting Booty etc: After the French Bombardment of Sailly-Saillisel

horses and Men Bringing Up a Field Gun in the Balkan Line

ON the Balkan Front: Eleven Nationalities of soldiers group photograph

ON a Warship in Stormy Sea: Struggling with the Christmas Puding on Its Way From the Cooks Galley to the Mess Room - full page showing a sailor struggling on deck with the pudding

IN the Trenches: Parcels from Home, A Christmas Pudding etc - full page from a drawing

Two Captive Balloons Spotting For and About to Signal Reive the Range to One of the French Howitzers - full page photograph

French Soldiers Digging Trenches on a Hillside in the Monastir Region in Anticipation of a Bulgar Attack - full page photograph

Heroes Awarded TheVictoria Cross and Military Cross etc:

Temp. Second Lieutenant T. E. Adlam VC of the Bedfordshire Regt - info. Thomas Edwin Adlam

Sergeant R. Downie VC of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers - Robert Downie of Glasgow

Sergeant J. Y. Turnbull VC - Highland Light Infantry - James Youll Turnbull of Glasgow

Private F. J. Edwards VC of the Middlesex Regiment - info. Frederick Jeremiah Edwards of Richmond upon Thames

Captain W. M. Wace MC of the Bedfordshire Regiment - info. Walter Melville Wace

Captain J. Brindley DSO East Yorks Regt.

Sergeant F. Cocksedge MM of the Norfolk Regiment

Second Lieutenant B. W. T. Wickham MC of the South Staffs Regiment

Private Robert Ryder VC of the Middlesex Regt. - of Hillingdon nr London

Lieutenant temp. Lieutenant Colonel R. B Bradford MC of the Durham Light Infantry - Roland Boys Bradford born Bishop Auckland

Drummer E. F. Hooker of the Royal West Kent Regt. Awarded Serbbian Distinguished Service Medal

Corporal J. Hutchinson VC of the Lancashire Fusiliers - James Hutchinson born Radcliffe Lancashire

This second part of the description features articles etc (not images):

A Christmas Message on the War: Arm All Merchant Ships - - Organise the Civil Population - - Arm Volunteers - - Inaugurate Food Tickets - - Completely Reford the admiralty - - Exchange Our Prisoners - - Make Our German Prisoners work - - Give Our Soldiers More Leave - - Maintain Our Aerial Ascendancy - - Trust the People

The Happy Children: A Fantasy by Arthur Machen - with mention of Malton Head - Helby Cavern - Helmsdale Marishes Ambo - Banwick

Christmas in War Time - Poem by C. E. B - probably Charles E. Byles

Soldiers Christmas - by Mister Thomas Burke

A Tale of the Trenches - by Patrick MacGill

Christmas with the Fleet - by Percival Hislam

A Christmas Gas Attack - As Told by a Private of the Lancashire Fusiliers

Our War Time Christmas Dinner by Grace Curnock - menus and prices of various luxury and staple foods

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.2312

Please see main description link for content list (mobile users). An original 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") approx. Spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing/toning and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos 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 3210
Weight 0.1kg