1916 WW1 Magazine SOMME ADVANCE 1 JULY Regiments GOMMECOURT Deccan Horse (2010)

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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:

Photograph of a British Soldier Bringing a Wounded Comrade Out of Danger - full front page.

Mr R. Mackenzie, Journalist Daly Record - small photo.

Lancashires and Warwicks Regiments on the Eve of Battle - full page (fp) showing x3pics: Lancashire Fusiliers Being Addresses by their Commander - Men of the Royal Warwicks Resting in Reserve - Crater Captured by British Troops During the Advance Which Started on July 1st.

The Somme Valley: Ammunition Wagons Going Back and Forth to the Front.

Gommecourt Wood: British And German Soldiers in Hand to Hand Fighting - fp from a drawing by A. W.

Fp titled Calling the Roll After the Dawn of Victory - x3pics: Loading Ammunition into Waggons for the Advance - A Roll Call of Seaforth Highlanders After the First Day of the Great Push - Bringing a Casualty in on a Newly Designed Stretcher.

FP titled Supply Section in the Great Push - shows x3pics: East Yorkshire Regt Baggage Going to the Front, Passing Two Steam Rollers - British Camp Behind the Lines - Transport Mules etc (inset).

Royal Welsh Fusiliers Along the Somme - fp showing x4pics.

Fp: The Royal Irish Resting ; and Waring Captured German Pickelhauben Helmets x2pics.

FP: French Navy in the Mediterranean x2

Russian Cavalry Cossacks Hussar Regiment with Sabres In Close Combat Against Hungarian Cavalry - fp drawn by Dudley Tennant.

Somme: Dragoon Guards and Deccan Horse Rout German Infantry Between Bazentin and Delville Woods - fp drawn by Stanley L. Wood.

Sailors of HMS Canterbury Who Were Engaged in the Jutland Battle Carrying Their Flag into Canterbury Cathedral.

Fp: Wiltshires, and East Yorks Regiment in the Move Forward x3pics: Raising Helmets and Loud Hurrah - Resting in the Trenches - Marching through a French Village.

FP: Wounded British Soldiers Wearing German Helmet - German Prisoners Captured - A Wounded Newfoundland Soldier - Prussian Guard Prisoners Leaving the Boat at Southampton en route for Interment in the North of England.

FP: German Prisoners, Some Wounded, from Contalmaison and Boisselle x3photos.

Training on the Downs at Brighton. miel.

FP: Incident after the attack on 1 July, titled Three Jocks Guard Six Hundred Prisoners - three Scottish soldiers and their prisoners.

FP showing x5pics: Jubilant Men of the Worcester Regt. Between Bouts of Fighting - Wounded Being Brought Back Under Heavy Fire - Loading Wagons with Field Artillery Shells - British Patrol Crawling Towards German Trenches - Soldiers Carrying Trench Mortars to the Front Line.

FP titled Before and After Going Over the Top: British Wiring Party Going Up to the Trenches - Lancashire Fusiliers Fix Bayonets Prior to Assualt on July 1st - Roll Call Made After a Charge on 1 July. x3photos.

FP showing Men of Warwickshire Regt: Men Resting Next to their Guns After A Days Fighting - Revived After a Rest - The Warwicks Sleeping.

Kings Dragoon Guards Cavalry Regt with the Deccan Horse Move Forward - Getting a Machine Gun Over Stream - Horses Being Made Ready for the Great Advance Watered in a Stream - FP.

FP Map with explanation titled The Crippled Tentacles of the German First and Second Line. Places shown incl: Original British Front Line - German Trenches - Contalmaison, Wood and Villa - Acid Drop Copse - Mametz Wood - Bazentin Le Petit and Grand Woods - Delville Wood - Waterlot Farm - Bernafay Wood - Montauban - Brickfield - Quarry - Caterpillar Wood - Trones Wood - The Quadrangel - Bottom Wood - Reive - Fricourt Farm - Shelter Wood - La Boisselle - Bailif Wood - Hardecourt - etc


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

General Antonio Cantore the Italian General by R. Mackenzie.

Battle of Jutland By Night by Edward Wright.

The VDF Volunteer Defence Force

Plus many caption articles to accompany images.


Please see main description link for content list etc. (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.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. Spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. 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 2010
Weight 0.1kg