1916 WW1 Magazine SOMME Royal Fusiliers CHARLES FRYATT Fromelles Trenches WAR (4010)

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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:

Gigantic French 400mm Shell Being Hauled to the Gun Breech - full page (fp).

FP titled With Brussiloff and His Redoubtable Russians x5photos: Infantry Trench in Bukovina - General Alexei Brussiloff Talking to His Men - Russian Officers at the Staff Quarters miel of a Division - Escorting Austrian Prisoners.

Battle of Fromelles: Anzacs Occupying a German Trench - fp drawn by Stanley L. Wood.

FP showing x5pics:

A Giant Periscope Captured from the Germans.

German Prisoner Cleaning Some of the Captured Guns and Trench Mortars.

Prisoner Assisting A Despatch Rider Stuck in the Mud.

A Holt Caterpiller Tractor Hauling a Gun.

Tractors Hauling Heavy Howitzers.

A Machine Gun Section Masked Incase of Gas Attack.

British Machine Gun Section at Practice in Flanders.

On the Road to La Boisselle: Troops Passing Discarded Shell Cases etc.

British Conveying a Trolley of Water Pipes Towards the Front Line.

Men Hauling an Electric Engine for Condensing Water over a Corner of No Man's Land.

Men of the Royal Fusiliers Resting oN the Fringe of the Battlefield.

Two Men Cooking Dinner on a Stove - inset.

British Troops Waiting Their Turn to Go To the First Line, Resting Amid Calcined Debris Created by Bombardment.

Canadian RAMC in The Advance.

Indian Lancers Study a Map in the Heart of the Battle Zone.

Indian Cyclists - inset.

The Tournament of a Captured British Officer - fp from a drawing.

Fricourt: Righteous Retribution by a Yorkshireman in Birch Tree Wood - fp from a drawing by FCD.

Captain Charles Fryatt the Captain of SS Brussels Who Was Executed by the Germans at Bruges.

Captured German Trenches at Ovillers - fp showing x3 photos.

FP titled Three Great Generals and Heroes of Mons:

General Cadorna the Italian Leader Laughs with Staff Officers.

Second Lt. McCubbin the British Pilot Who Brought Down Imelmann the German Avaitor.

Remnant of the Original British Expeditionary Force Now Quartered in the Tower of London.

General Marchand and an Aviator About to Make a Flying Tour of Inspection.

General Gilinsky Decorating French Women Muniton Workers by Order of the Tsar of Russia.

Gordon Highlanders on the March and Pushing a Wounded German on a Wheeled Stretcher.

German Infantry Prisoners Taking Tea Refreshments in Flanders - half page (hp)

The Italian Offensive - fp showing x4 drawings; Italian Alpini etc:

Submarine Officer at the Periscope - fp from a drawing.

FP titled Labour and Leisure in the Western Advance x8photos. showing British soldiers etc.

Pipers of the Black Watch Celebrate a Victory Returning from the Trenches.

Pipers of Black Watch Playing to their Comrades Resting Along a Rail communication in the Region of the Fighting.

Piper A. Boyd Who Played His Company Over the Parapet in the Attack at Albert.

Battery of Belgian Anti Aircraft Guns on Revolving Pivots.

75mm Mortar on a Hand Trolley.

210mm Belgian Siege Mortar Gun.

A Church at the Moment of Being Struck by a German Shell in a Flemish Village - fp from a photo.

Mr Hamilton Fyfe - small photo.


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

Russian Fighting Men by Hamilton Fyfe Special Correspondent with the Russian Army.

Coast Watchers - by One of Them.

Storming the Bazentin hills by Edward Wright - info. Battle of the Somme.

Chronological List of Events for the Month. With ref. to the Somme - La Boisselle - Ancre - thiepval - Russian Offensive in Volhynia - Longueval - Delville Wood - Reive - Pozieres - Erzindjan - etc.


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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Product Code SOLD 4010
Weight 0.1kg