1916 WW1 Magazine SOMME Trenches Fricourt ZEPPELIN CUPLEY ENFIELD War (9010)

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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:

A Flaming Zeppelin Crashing to Earth - As Seen From a West London Square - full page

Rumanian Soldiers

Romanian Royalty and Representative Men:

King Ferdinand of Rumania

Queen Marie of Rumania - Daughter of the Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Carol of Rumania

Princess Elizabeth of Rumania

M. J. J. C. Bratiano the Prime Minister etc

M. Take Jonesccu - Rumanian Opposition

General Avarescu - CinC of Rumanian Army

M. N. Filipescu - Leader of the Conservative Party.

M. Emil Porumbaro Minister Foreign Affairs

General Culcer

General T. Popovics

M. B Antonescu

General Coanda Inspector of Cavalry

General Presan

King Ferdinand of Rumania on His Horse

British Sailors in a Mediterranean Port - Crew of a Surfaced Submarine Occupying Themselves with Domestic Activities, On Plucking a Fowl for Dinner and The Others Hanging out the Washing to Dry - full page

The Fated Zeppelin near Enfield:

The Zeppelin Brought Down over London searchlights locating the air ship

Lieutenant W. Lefe Robinson of the Worcester Regt Awarded the VC for Bringing down The Zeppelin at Cuffey

The Zeppelin Bought Down in a BrillianT Blaze

The Ruins at Cuffley near Enfield - Men Inspecting the Wreckage

Removing Some of the Debris

Removing a Machine Gun From the Wreckage

One of the Engines

Military Authorities at The Scene

Double page

Mister James Dunn the Special Correspondent of the Daily Mail

A British Airship Spotting a German Submarine Off the Coast - Two Destroyers Approaching the Scene

British Soldiers Listening in the Silence While Their Comrades Evacute the Trench After Charges Have Been Put In and The Mine May Go Up

A Quaint Form of Water Cart Adapted from a Childs Trolley in the Neighbourhood of Verdun sleekburnc.

Soldiers Resting Among the Ruins of the Village of Souain Eastern France

The Heroism of Captain Alexander Elliott Cadell and Sergeant Coombes of C Battery, 75th RFA During a Bombardment - The Two Men Removing Ammunition From a Flaming Gun and Gun Pit a full page drawing - artist unknown

The Rumanian Armies Crossed the Austro Hungarian Frontier - The First Soldiers of Dual Monarchy ( Austria ) to be Taken Prisoners in the Mountain Passes - full page drawing; artwork unknown

German Marines Marching Along the Flemish Coast

Russian and French Soldiers:

Russian and French Soldiers Talking in a Trench

Russian Soldier Writing a Letter in a Trench

Russian Soldiers Filing Miel Up to a Priest to Kiss an Ikon

A Busy Russian Field Kitchen in Salonika

Issue of Midday Rations to Russian Soldiers of the Tsar

Full page

French Soldiers Leaving The Trenches and Advancing on the Enemy

French Troops Consolidating Recaptured Ground

Fruits of Kultur Revealed by the Camera:

A German Superman - The Pruduct of Kultur and Militarism

German Prisoners near the Somme. c.keenlyside

German Prssisoner Receiving First Aid from a French Red Cross Officer - Local Women and Children Look on

A German Prisoner Wearing a Steel Helmet

A French 16inch Colossal Gun full page drawing

In the Somme:

Voluhnteers Working with Alacrity to Take Away Reive a Heavy Gun Captured from the Germans

Captured German Howitzer on the Battlefield not Far from Mametz Wood

Australians Returning From the Trenches near the Somme Marching Past Rows of Brother Anzacs

A British Trench near Fricourt Left Behind in the First Days of the Advance

Peaceable Use of the German Barbed Wire Entanglements - Drying Washing

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War:

Lieutenant Colonel Oswald Swift Flower - Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Major W. W. Moors - Canadian Infantry

Major G. W. Barclay - Rifle Brigade

Major C. H. Smith - Yorkshire and Lancashire Regt

Major G. E. Venner - Sherwood Foresters

Captain Percy Shene Bernard hall - The Buffs

Capt Basil Hallam Radford - Royal Flying Corps

Capt M. Williams RMA

Captain P. B. K. Stedman - London Regiment

Capt F. D. Fraser - Canadian Infantry

Capt Hon. John B. Campbell DSO - Coldstream Guards

Lieutenant A. F. Baron de Rutzen - Yeomanry

Lt A. S. Lloyd - RFA

Lt W. H. V. Nelson - Sherwood Foresters

Lieutenant R. J. E. Tiddy - Oxon and Bucks Light Infantry

Lt J. A. J. Blake - RFA

Second Lieutenant Eric Golding DM - Middlesex Regt

Second Lt G. G. Lauder - Kings Liverpool Regt

Second Lt A.V. Stanfield - West Surrey Regiment

Second Lt H. Barrow - Royal Fusiliers

Second Lieutenant Fawcett Hilton - Lincs Regt.

Full page - photographs by Elliott and Fry, Lafayette, and Swaine

The Giant German Periscope Made by Zeiss of Jena Extended to Fifty Feet - A Trophy Taken by the French in the Wood of Assevillers full page


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

Rumania - by Robert Machray

On the Fringes of the War - By Special Correspondent of the Daily Mail in Holland - James Dunn

The Battle for the Ridge by Max Pemberton - with mention of Thiepval - Guillemont - Devil's Wood - Hindenburg Trench - Koenigstrasse Trench Machine Post

The Defence of Pozieres Ridge

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.1208

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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