1916 WW1 Magazine TREBIZOND Verdun MESOPOTAMIA London Regiment AVC Veterinary Hospital WAR NEWS(5900)

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A magazine detailing events in the First World War


12 pages (24 sides):

DATED 1916



This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

An Able Seaman Gun Layer Who Took Down Zeppelin L20 at Salonika - full page (fp) of the sailor at his gun.

A German Submarine Camouflaged to Work at Night.

Australians Enjoying a Spell of Leisure Behind their Trenches in France: Men in a Wood Amidst Snapped Poplar Trees - half page (hp)

Two Soldiers Clearing in a Wood Effected by War - hp.

British Sailors Greasing And Coiling Up a Wire Hawser.

What The Exponents of "Frightfulness" Look Like: Officers and Members of Crew of a German U-Boat.

Company of French Infantry On Its Way to the Trenches.

German Howitzer Shell Bursting Behind the Western Lines in France - hp.

Frenchmen Cautiously Cutting Their Way through Enemy Barbed Wire Entanglements - near hp.

A French Advanced Look-out Post on the Top of a Hill - hp.

Verdun: Germans Escaping the Fury of a French Assault, and Hurrying Towards Our Ally's Trenches; In the Foreground Two Helmeted Frenchmen Await to Arrest Them - fp.

Verdun and Bound for the Hill of Death: French Artillerymen with Heavy Guns Bing Moved to Fresh Positions in the Neighbourhood of Dead Man Hill - fp.

Small Map: Region of Vimy Ridge in the Arras Sector of the British Line.


The Anglo Indians in a Palm Shaded Oasis on the Banks of the Tirgris; Two British Soldiers Pumping Drinking Water into a Filter Cart.

Indian Transport en Route to the Base Through a Date Grove.

Novel Use for "Frightfulness": German Mine Converted into a Tigris Buoy.

Russians in Trebizond:

Network of Trenches and Soe of the Turkish Guns Before Trebizond - hp.

Captured Forts of Trebizond Under Russian Guard - hp.

A Line of London Regiment Composed Entirely of City Men Advancing with Fixed Bayonets Shouting "Come on Fritz" - fp from a drawing by A. W.

A German Officer Being Thrown Out of a Captured French Plane After The Pilot Performed the Loop the Loop - fp from a drawing with explanatory caption.

Modern Trench Architecture: British Troops Building a Sand Bag Villa on the Hills in the Balkans.

British Artillery on the Frontier of Macedonia.

French Armoured Cars About to Raid the Enemy Positions in Macedonia.

Trentino: Italian Trench Warfare on the Alpine Front - hp.

Austrian Offensive on the Trentino Between Lake Garda and The Brenta: A Scene From Behind the Italian Trenches - with an inset photograph of a cheery group of Italian bombers.

British in German East Africa:

British Naval Gun Arriving in East Africa.

German Fort in E. Africa.

Enemy Block House on the Equatorial Front Taken by Colonial Troops.

Guns Abandoned by The Germans in Retreating Before The South Africans.

Fighting the King of Beasts in African Jungle: A Squad of Motor Vehicles Belonging to General Smuts an Staff Being Attacked by Lions near Kilimanjaro - fp from a drawing by Stanley L. Wood.

A British Veterinary Hospital in France:

Operating on a Wounded Horse By Members of the Army Veterinary Corps.

Horse Undergoing Warm Bath Treatment for Skin Disease.

AVC Men Scrubbing Down a Skin Disease Case After The Horse Had Been Through the Disinfecting Trough.

Three Horses Fit and Strong Again .

Science and the Treatment of the Wounded:

Professor Bergonie Applying the Electro Vibrator to Locate a Shell Splinter in a Mans Neck.

German Bacteriologists Taking Serum From Sheep.

Wounded Germans Receiving Special Electric Light Treatment in a hospital Base.

Captain Sir Herbert Raphael Who Joined the Sportsmens Battalion as a Private.

Lieutenant Colonel John War MP Leader of a Battalion.

Picturesque Architecture in the Trenches on the Western Front: novel Bomb Proof Shelter Called The Tube by Our Men, and The Metro by the French.

Dinner Gong Made Out of a Shell Casing Being Souded at Salonika.

Ingenious Method of Laying Field Telephone Wire Adopted by the Signal Corps at Salonika.

A Prisoner on the Egyptian Western Front Put to Useful Work at Morea Matruh.

Native Water Cart in Use on the Egyptian Western Front with an Australian In Charge: Pulled by a Supercilious Camel.

Weary Soldiers Resting in a Belgian Church: An Old Lady and Two Children Watch On - fp.

Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action:

Brig. General F. J. Heyworth.

Major G. E. Vansittart - Canadian Field Artillery.

Captain H. D. Broughton - Cheshire Regt.

Captain E. E. C. Wellesley - Norfolk Regt.

Captain I. A. G. Ferguson - Royal Scots.

Capt. J. E. Ross - Kings Liverpool regt.

Capt A. C. Burnell - Rifle Brigade.

Capt. G. Y. Gross - Royal West Kent.

Capt. F. E Gane - Canadian Infantry.

Capt. Cyril Charles Henry - Worcestershire Regt.

Captain C. J. Hughes - Connaught Rangers.

Lieutenant Bryce Stewart - seaforth Highlanders.

Lieutenant Douglas Tweedy-Smith - Royal Flying Corps.

Sec. Lt. F. W. Batley - Royal Sussex Regt.

Lt. T. Hatton - Canadian Infantry.

Lt. O. A. Mann - Kings Own Royal Lancashire Regt.

Sec. Lt. C. N. Crawford - Northamptonshire Regt.

Sec. Lt. J. C. Smith - Royal Fusiliers.

Sec. Lt. J. L. Walker - Royal Irish Rifles.

sec. Lt. M. R. L. Armstrong - Royal Engineers.

Sec. Lt. R. D. Tibbs - Indian Army.

Duke of Montrose with Major Robertson VC Inspecting the Guard of Honour of Royal Scots Cadets at Holyrood. Info. Douglas Beresford Malise Ronald Graham.

HRH Prince Henry, Third Son of George V, IN Uniform.

Prince Henry In the Firing Line in His Fathers Own Park.

Eton College OTC Manoeuvres in Windsor Great Park: Prince henry Making an Advance on the Enemy Well to the Front.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

MP's at War - by John Foster Fraser

Germanys Aim at Verdun - By War Correspondent F. A. McKenzie.

Blunders of German Naval Policy: How The Alliies Gained on Land, Through the Enemy's Inaction at Sea - by Carlyon Bellairs.

Plus small caption articles to accompany the images/photographs etc.


If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask. This magazine is an original and 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 inches) approx. The spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing especially to the edges. There are some creases etc to corners. There are handling marks to the edges. The photographic 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. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are 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 10Jun16 (5900) 31May2016
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