1916 WW1 Print BATTLE COMBLES FRANCE Three Musketeers HAND TO HAND COMBAT Somme Picardie

£11.99
The Great War - Hand to Hand fighting in the WW1 trenches of Combles, on the Somme, Picardie, France. Free UK postage on this item.
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This listing is for a full page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction.

The subject is:

The First World War in France
 

A full page print from a drawing (artist unknown) entitled Three Musketeers of 1916 in an Epic Hand to Hand Encounter at Combles. A scene showing French and British soldiers in bitter hand to hand fighting with a group of Germans in and around a trench.

On the reverse is a small photographic image entitled Kit Inspection Behind the Somme Line: An Important Item of Active Service Routine. Soldiers lined up with their kit in front of them.

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Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. Published circa 1916-17.

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The page measures 310 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches) approx. There are images on both sides. There is a little age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. The watermark is for the listing image only and is not on the actual print/map. Info. In the description is for information only (my research) and does not form part of the print. Please feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly.(160)
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Condition Used
Weight 0.1kg