1917 WW1 Magazine JAMES FINN VC Monastir MILLICENT FAWCETT Somme Front WAR (5210

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A magazine detailing events in the First World War


12 pages (24 sides)


DATE 1917


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

Rear Admiral E. C. T. Troubridge Talking to a Row of Sailors at Monastir, Including a Young Bugler Boy - full page photograph with header.

Mrs Fawcett - President of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies etc. info. Millicent Garrett Fawcett

The Western Front:

Supply Depot in France - Horses and Carts at the Ready in the Snow, A Crane in the Background.

One of Major Richardson's Famous Airedales: A Dog on Sentry Duty Wearing a Gas Mask.

A Dog on Duty in a Graveyard Destoyed by Miel the Germans - the caption states it is an airedale but does not look like one.

The Womens Volunteer Reserve: A Life Saving Drill at the Holborn Union Workhouse for Aged Women in Shepherdess Walk, City Road, London EC.

Advancing British Troops Passing a Battery on a Road.

French Troops Watching a Curtain Fire in Front of Vaux Fort.

Motor Cycle Despatch Rider on the Caucasian Roads.

A Car of The British Armoured Car Section in Difficulties.

Russian Soldiers Riding Camels Captured from the Turks.

Natives of the Caucasus Watching the British Armoured Car Section Pass.

British Officer Superintending the Transport of War Materials to Russia.

The White Sea: Men on a British Transport Ship Conveying the British Armoured Car Section, Breaking Their Way through the Ice.

Two Boats Breaking Their Way through the Ice.

The Turkish Barracks at Mush in Armenia - info. Muş

Squadron of the Armoured Car Section in thye Russian Caucasus - x2pics.

Recaptured Monastir:

Alexander, Crown Prince of Serbia (Servia), Greeting His Subjects on his Rentry into Monastir.

The Turks Club Shattered by Artillery of All the Belligerents.

Rear Admiral Troubridge Walking Through the Streets of Monastir, Accompanied by One of the Serbian Princes.

The first French Infantry Marching in to Monastir.

Allied Generals Directing the Final Advance.

French Troops on a Street in Monastir.

Serbian Infantry in the Hills Before the Attack Upon Monastir.

A Shattered Church Whose Dome, Elaborately Painted in the Byzantine Style, Resisted the Shock of Its Fall - the dome intact lying in the street.

The Return of the natives to Monastir - Info. Bitola Macedonia.

Two wonderful pencil drawings:

Testing a Big Gun - a full page from a drawing by Joseph Pennell. c.keenlyside.

A Reply to Krupp's: Turning a Big Gun in a British Ordnance Factory ' full page drawing by Joseph Pennell.

Trained Warriors on the Ancre: A Photograph of Men Who Had Taken Refuge in a Broken Railway Truck, Somewhere on the Western Front.

A Broken Railway Truck: Men Who have Temporarily Taken Up Quarters in a Shell Broken Truck.

How Private Fynn, of the South Wales Borderers, Was Awarded the Victoria Cross: Dressing reive the Wounds of Men in the Thick of the Battle - full page page from a drawing by Ugo Matanaia.

Fort Vaux, Verdun, France:

The Sleeping Quarters of the Garrison in Verdun - Some Decorative Touches.

Two French Soldiers Carrying a Despatch Across No Man's Land to Vaux Fort.

Three French soldiers Working Machine Guns From a Shell Hole in the Thick of the Attack Upon the Fort.

French Soldiers in Bunks in a Sleeping Cabin in Vaux Fort - full page.

Germans Trying to Attack a British Tank with Rifle Butts etc - full page.

French Artillery with The Reconstituted Servian Army in the Recovery of Servia from the Invaders.

Naval Gun on the Western Front, Sited in a Sunk Emplacement Screened with Brushwood.

A French Colonel Interrogating German Prisoners - full page with an inset showing General Fayolle and General d'Ebeney on the Somme.

At a Party Given in Vienna by the German Ambassador: Von Behtmann-Hollweg the German Chancellor - Baron Burian the Austrian Minister - Von Tschirschky - Frau von Tshirschky - Count Stuergkh - Herr von Jagow.

Von Bethmann-Hollweg the German Chancellor.

The Meeting in the Reichstag December 1916.

German East Africa No More: Sleekburnc.

Belgian Askaris Operating in East Africa.

Men of the 25th Royal Fusiliers, City of London Frontiersmen, Resting After a March in the East Africa That Was Once German.

The Advance on Taveta and Moshi in East Africa - British Troops Dragging Field Guns up to the Advance.

Tanga Harbour - British Transport Entering the Harbour in 1914.

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

Lieutenant Colonel Norman Ormsby Burge RMLI -OC Batt. RND.

Major Cedric Charles Dickens Shot at Leuze Wood - London Regiment - Grandson of Charles Dickens.

Major S. L. Thorne - Canadian Infantry.

Captain A. C. Wingood - Canadian Infantry.

Captain G. Haswell - KOYLI.

Captain R. P. Cotton - Canadian Infantry.

Captain Frederick Septimus Kelly DSO RNVR - of Bisham Grange, Marlow.

Captain W. Penn-Gaskell - Manchester Regiment.

Lieutenant N. A. Browning-Paterson - RFA & RFC.

Lieutenant S. A. Walker - RAMC att. Cheshire Regiment.

Lieutenant D. W. Moore - Machine Gun Corps.

Lieutenant G. S. C. Baker - Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.

Second Lieutenant F. G. Smith - Durham Light Infantry.

Lieutenant E. W. Brodrick - Yorkshire Regiment.

Second Lieutenant F. A. Thew - London Regiment.

Lieutenant J. R. Chesters - East Surrey Regiment.

Second Lieutenant D. F. Stone - Royal Irish Regiment.

Second Lieutenant H. F. Miles - KOSB.

Sub Lieutenant A. R. Hart - RNVR.

Second Lieutenant J. Macdonald DCM - The Cameronians.

Second Lieutenant G. R. Money - Middlesex Regiment.

Portrait Photographs by Swain, Lafayette, Hughes and Mullins, Elliott and Fry, Russell and Sons

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

The British Armoured Car Section in Russia Commanded by Locker-Lampson etc.

The War's Effect on Woman's Work by Millicent Garrett Fawcett - sub titled: Womens Capacity and Versatility - - Anti Feminist Prejudices Shattered - - Gain in Dignity and Self Reliance.

Story of a young motor bike despatch rider at the front in Flanders, on a 23km journey on his Triumph motorbike to deliver a message to a town then return the same night.

The Somme and the Battle for Hazy Trench told by a Private who was there.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.0601

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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