1917 WW1 MAP Battles of Ancre SOMME FRONT Bapaume PERONNE Picardy Region (282)

Product code: GW 4 (282)

Map PICARDY REGION Ancre SOMME Bapaume PERONNE St Quentin BRAY Cambrai ARRAS Douai

An original full page map from the date stated and not a later reproduction, titled:

The Closing Battles of the Ancre

DATE: c1917

A map in the Picardy region of France showing the area of British advances on the Somme and Ancre between 1 Jul 1916 and 18 Mar 1917. It shows the allied lines at various different dates. The map covers the areas: Lens - Douai - Arras - MArchiennes-ville - Bouchain - Beaumetz - Arras - Coucelles - Croisilles - Cambrai - Marcoing - Clary - Le Catelet - St Quentin Canal - Serre Plateau - Holland Wood - Grancourt - Thiepval - Delville Wood - Pozieres Contalmaison - Carnoy - Albert - Bray - Hem - Combles - Reive -Somme Canal and River - Cartigny - Bertincourt - Happlincourt - Nesle - Roye - Mennessis - etc.

On the reverse are three photographic images showing British Infantry and soldiers on the Western Front:

Mules Bringing Up Water for the Gun Crews.

Water Supply Tank in the Somme Area.

British Infantry Under Cover of a Battered Chateau Awaiting the Order to Move Forward.

Provenance: From the publication The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1917. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919.

A full page map from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction. It measures 310 x 220 mm (12 x 8.75 inches) approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.


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Condition Used
Product Code GW 4 (282)
Weight 0.1kg