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A magazine detailing events in the First World War
12 pages (24 sides)
Anzacs Making the Most of the Heat Wave and Stripped to the Waist: Loading a Huge Howitzer - full page (fp) frontispiece page.
An Observation Balloon Having Just Been Attacked by an Aeroplane; The Observer of the Balloon Parachutes to Earth - fp x2pics.
Mr W. L. McAlpin the Correspondent - small photo,
The Somme - double page showing x7pics incl:
Six Horses Bringing in a London Heavy (gun) and Men Loading It.
Heavy Gun Firing.
A Six Horse Ammunition Car (cart) Races on Its Way to the Battery.
Special Water Reservoirs Kept in the Trenches Protected by Sandbags.
Anzac Soldiers Getting a Flying Pig into Position: An Aerial Torpedo
Corporal David Moore - small photo.
British Wounded and Youthful German Captives - fp x2pics:
Wounded British Soldiers on Stretchers.
German Boy Soldiers of the 1916 Class Taken Captive at the Somme.
German East Africa and Rhodesia etc - fp showing x5pics:
Africans Carrying the Kit of General Northey's Troops.
General Northey's Force Crossing Lake Nyasa in the SS Queen Victoria.
Cycle Messenger Crossing a Rough and Ready Native Made Bridge.
Patrol of British South African Police Service Column Marching Between Lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika.
British South African PS Resting.
With General Smuts in Africa - fp x6pics:
Aeroplane Flying Over Enemy Camps.
Transport Steamer on Lake Nyanza.
Washing Day with British Soldiers.
Watching a German Camp in E. Africa Through a Powerful Telescope on High Ground.
Men in a Machine Gun Emplacement.
A Camp for General Smuts' Forces.
Austro Italian Campaing On The Trentino Front Italy etc - fp showing four drawings.
Map of Egypt and Sinai Peninsula Indicating the Area of the Recent Turkish Rout.
The Munster Fusiliers Attacking miel a German Trenches: Hand to Hand Fighting.
British Soldiers Stamping Out the Tell Tale Flares in a Night Attack at Mouquet Known to Our Soldiers as Moo-Cow FArm - fp from a drawing by A. W.
Camel Transport on the EGyptian Frontier. Sleekburnc.
Near La Bassee Canal after a Discharge of Gas, The German Lit Fires in Oil Braziers To Lift the Cloud Over their Heads; a British Trench in the Foreground - hp.
Horses Stampede in Confusion During a Barrage of Jack Johnsons (german artillery shell) - hp from a drawing by Paul Hardy.
British Anti Aircraft Guns Firing at German Aeroplanes; A Bicycle Parked in the Foreground.
Ingenious V.A.D. Modes of Carrying Casualties - fp x5 drawings of methods used by the Voluntary Aid Detachment service
A Lull After the Battle - fp x7photos:
Wounded New Zealand Soldier of the Mounted Rifles with Rona a Dog Mascot.
Airedale Terrier Trained to Carry Shells for Use of Light Field Artillery.
Private of the Irish Rifles Singing Along on His Trench Made Fiddle.
Annamites, Coloured Natives from the French Colony, in Training.
Serbian Bagpipes Made of Lambskin, a Gourd and Rubber Piping.
Berlin: British and Belgian Officers Accompnaied by a German Non-com.
Members of the Canadian Red Cross Hospital: Miss Gamble, Miss Spanner and Colonel R. A. Roberts All From Toronto University (in a trench).
Belgian Lines Facing the Yser - fp showing x4pics:
A Belgian Post Facing the Yser Unchanged Since 1914.
Battery of Belgian 75mmMortars in Action Among the Dunes.
Belgian Troops Marching to the Front Along the Seashore.
British on Observation Duty - fp showing x5pics:
Three Staff Officers on Observation Duty in the neighbourhood of Pozieres.
British Artillery Telephone Operators at Salonika.
Flat on their Faces, Bayonets Fixed etc, British Crawling Towards the Enemy in Broad Daylight.
Leaving British Trenches to Take Up Positions nearer the Neemy.
Provisions etc Going Up to the Communication Trench Along a Shell Shattered Roadway.
Cheerful Spirit of The French Soldier: A Sign Erected an an Inn Destroyed by Gun Fire The Buvette des Ruines - hp.
French Dugt-outs in Champaign: French Soldiers During the Lull, Smoking, Writing Letters etc - hp
Verdun - fp showing x4pics:
Effect of Shell Explosions on Barbed Wire.
Profusion of Barbed Wire Around a Position near Beaumont hamel.
All that Remains of a Wood near Thiaumont.
Thiaumont Farm Flattened (inset).
Roll of honoured Dead - Killed in Action:
LT. Colonel Robert J. Douglas - Cameronians.
Lt. Colonel A. E. Shaw - Canadian Mounted Rifles.
Major P. P. Ballachey - Canadian Infantry.
Major Patrick Robert Hardinge - Cameronians - and of rockworth House Glos.
Major General Edward Charles Ingouville-Williams.
Captain H. D. Riley - East Lancs. Regt.
Captain Guy Dickens - King's Royal Rifles.
Captain M. Partridge Gamon - Lancs Fus.
Captain J. W. Jackson - South African Infantry.
Captain J. L. Green VC - RAMC.
Lt. R. M. Doinbrain - Indian Army.
Sec. Lt. M. H. Blackwood - Seaforth Highlanders.
Lt. Donald Campbell - Coldstream Guards.
Lt. Henry Webber JP - South Lancs Regt.
Lt. G. T. Lovick Ellwood - Leicester Regt.
Lt. M. N. Schiff - Scots Guards.
Sec. Lt. N. Barnard - Kings Liverpool Regt.
Sec. Lt. A. S. H. Barrett - Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Sec. Lt. G. G. Williams - Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry.
Sec. Lt. C. Summerscales - Connaught Rangers.
The Battle at Romani Egypt and the Defeat of the Turkish and Germans - with mention of Sir Archibald Murray - General Von Falkenhayn - Field Marshal von der Goltz - Sir William Robertson - Suez Canal - Desert of Sin - Djemal Paha 's army - Kressenstein - Sinai - Reive - Major General H. L. Lawrence - Katia Oasis - Warwick and Gloucester Yeomanry - 1st and 2nd Light Horse Brigade - Anzacs - - General Chauvel - Wellington Ridge - Scottish Territorials - Lancashire Brigade - New Zealand Mounted Rifles - Turks charge at Romani - Bir el Abd - etc
How the Royal West Kent Regiment Held Trones Wood by Corporal David Moore fp article - info. an action in the First World War fought by the British Fourth Army and the German 2nd Army, during the Battle of the Somme; northern slope of Montauban ridge, between Bernafay Wood and Guillemont.
Zeppelin Incidents at Paris and Revigney - by W. L. McAlpin the Paris Correspondent of the Daily Mail.
The Voluntary Aid Detachment VAD by a former member.
The Norfolk Regiment by A. W. Holland
Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.0209
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. The outer cover is missing but the main frontispiece page with magazine title, date and issue number etc is present. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos sketches etc. vary in size.
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