1917 WW1 Magazine PEPPER HILL Gas Attack SS KANGUROO Sidney J Low WAR (6210)

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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:

Mister Sidney Low the British journalist and writer.

A Gun Trench on the Balkan Front: A Row of Smiling Face.

Bad Landing: An Aeroplane in a Trench.

On the Somme Front: Off Duty Men Chatting With Their Comrades of the ASC as the Transport Columns Pass Along.

Canadian Artillery: Heavy Howitzer Gun Being Loaded into Action of the Somme.

Victor of the Somme: General Sir H. S. Rawlinson - full page.

Full page showing two drawings:

Russian Soldiers: A Priest Using a Gun Limber as An Improvised Alter in a Snowy Landscape.

On the British Front: A Padre Brings Comfort and Uplifting Words to The Troops.

Winter in the Trenches:

British Soldiers Smile as they Pass Along a Wintry Road On Their Way to the Front Trenches.

British Soldiers Wearing Weather Proof Tempere and Water Proof Waders in a Muddy Part of the Somme Battlefield.

British Troops Going up to the Trenches.

Scraping the Worst of a Donkey After Being Bogged inthe Mud.

A Youthful British Soldier with Cigarette Between Fingers, Among the Icicles That Hang in His Dug Out.

Trench Artillery on the Balkan Front - full page showing three photographs:

A Trench Howitzer About to Be Fired on the Balkan Front.

Loading a Trench Howitzer.

Nine Points of the Law of Tenancy: Smiling British Soldiers in a Captured German Dug Out with a Sign Saying "Durchang Verboten".

On the Ancre at the Somme - full page showing two photographs:

A Field Kitchen: Men Queuing for Hot Food.

Men Having Hot Coffee.

A Navvy Battalion at Work on the French Front.

Men Returning From Leave - Eight Men Walking Along A Road Accompanied by the Music of a Concertina.

An Airmans View of the Somme Battlefield - full page photograph taken by a French aviator at a height of about five hundred feet.

A Gas Attack on the Somme Battlefield Seen from the Air - a double page photograph showing a serpentine of trenches, the ground scarred by shell holes, man leaving their trenches etc.

British and French Troops Take Over More Line on the Somme.

German East Africa: Lieutenant Colonel Murray Advancing to take The Surrender of Kondoa Irangi, a Native Bearer Carrying the Union Jack. full page drawing with others, possibly General Van Deventer by his side

The French Submarine Carrier Kangaroo, Torpedoed and Sunk in the Bay of Funchal, Showing The "Pouch" in Her Forward Part - before the sinking; info SS KANGUROO a French heavy-lift ship built to transport submarines.

Interior View of a Submarine. c.keenlyside.

A Submarine in Position on Board the French Sub Carrier Kangaroo.

Inside a Submarine Looking Through the Periscope.

Page titled "Black Slave of the Hun as Blockade-Runners - two photographs:

British Navy on the Deck of an Intercepted Vessel.

German Blockade Runners Seek Black Assistance - "Dejected Darkies Do Not Seem to Have Relished the Taste of Adventure......"

Along the Somme Front - double page showing fourteen photographs:

Somme near Maurepas: A German Shelter Shattered from a Shot from the Allies Artillery.

Near Bouchavesnes: Enemy Gun Shelter Made of Timber Balks and Rails.

Testing Hunnish Tools: A Poilu Soldier Tries a Flame Thrower.

German Prisoners Taken by the French in Their Ofensive Before Verdun.

Soldier Smoking His Pipe During a Brief Rest with Shell Cases and Ammunition Baskets in the Foreground.

Near Bouchavesnes: Gun Emplacement of Enemy Battery of "77's" - Abandoned Helmets Show a Rapid Retreat.

Before Verdun - Heavy German Guns in a Crater.

German Prisoners After the Reive Taking of Vaux Fort.

French Soldiers Watching German Prisoners Taken During the Verdun Offensive.

Enemy Patrol Secured on the Verdun Front - One Poilu Guarding Them, Note the New Helmet Adopted by the Germans.

Boches from Before Verdun Safely Encaged - A Wounded Officer in the Foreground.

Combles Railway Station Showing the Debris of an Enemy Munition Train.

Train Engine Left Behind by the Germans When They Fled From Combles.

Combles Station a Gutted Ruin.

Aerial Photography - A Nieuporot Chaser Biplane at a Height of 6000 Feet Taken from Another Nieuport.

An Imaginative German Artist's Conception of an Engagement on the Ypres Canal.

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

Lieutenant Colonel C. E. Goff MC - Kings Liverpool Regiment.

Captain D. G. Pearce - The Buffs (East Kent Regiment).

Captain G. F. Irvine - Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

Captain F. D. Jessop - East Surrey Regiment.

Captain George Goodes MC - Royal Fusiliers.

Captain L. C. A. Curties - Machine Gun Brigade.

Captain John C. Lauder - Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. only son of Harry Lauder

Captain G. Bignell - Bedfordshire Regiment.

Captain M. L. W. Matthews - Royal West Kent Regiment.

Captain H. P. Meakin - Coldstream Guards.

Lieutenant D. G. Hagarty - Canadian Infantry.

Second Lieutenant Leonard James Moon - Devon Regiment.

Lieutenant A. D. Prosser - Canadian Infantry.

Second Lieutenant L. F. Aberdeen - London Regiment.

Lieutenant W. G. Blackwell - Royal Fusiliers.

Second Lieutenant R. H. Shaw - Northumberland Fusiliers.

Second Lieutenant J. M. Underwood RFA.

Second Lieutenant C. Walter Martin Aged 19 - Royal Marines.

Second Lieutenant S. B. Coghill - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Second Lieutenant H. M. A. Olphert - R. Munster Fusiliers, Attch. Leinster.

Second Lieutenant L. Williams - Northumberland Fusiliers.

Full page showing twenty one portrait photographs of each man. Photographs by Lafayette, Elliott and Fry, Swaine, Brooke Hughes, and Chancellor

Combles, Once a Pretty Town on the Somme - View Taken From a Breach Made by Shells in the Wall of the Church. full page showing the devastated village

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

Article on the Naval Airmen; Seaplanes hunting u-boats etc. subtitled: Their Special Front - - Landing Dangers - - Night Experiences - Zeppelins.

An article on The Battle of Verdun, (Bataille de Verdun - Schlacht um Verdun) which refers to La Cote du Poivre or Pepper Hill - Lord Northcliffe - Douaumont - Haudromont Quarries - Vauche Wood - Hill 378 - Vacherauville - Louvemont - Hassoule Wood - Vaux - etc.

List of events, battles etc during the month. sleekburnc.

Article by Sidney J. Low (Sir Sidney James Mark Low) on British Empire after the war; with sub-titles: Ideal of Imperial Federation - - Problems for Statesmanship and Goodwill Miel - - Supreme Council of State - - What the Near Future Will Demand

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. Sleekburnc.1301

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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Product Code 6210 Wt. 140g
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