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World War 1914-18

Rare cigarette card book depicting WW1 in beautiful cigarette photo cards.
It has 20 chapters, each with 12 b&w photo cards, which makes a total of 240 cigarette cards.

The pictures themselves are very interesting. They were all taken from the Bavarian War Archive in Munich and
show various events during WWI. The introduction notes that a lot of so-called war pictures were actually posed.
For this set, they tried to use only "real" pictures.

... complete with all cigarette cards mounted correctly.

Album Style

  • 56 pages
  • 240 b&w cigarette cards
  • 5 full page photos on plate

In fair exterior and good-very good interior condition.
Wrappers edgeworn and sunned, faint foxing to first and last page, else ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12" x 9-1/4"  1.1 lbs.

Published by Cigarettenfabrik Ass KG Munich

Table of contents [20 chapters]:

- Infantry in the war of movement
- Infantry in trench warfare
- Cavalry
- Artillery
- Aviator
- Luftschiffer
- tanks etc.
- enemy army and prisoners
- Fortification
- Shelter construction and

- Traces of the war
- Soldier's life
- Western Front I.
- Western Front II.
- Pioneers, Mine Launcher,
   signal corps, anti-aircraft
- Railway troops
- Eastern Front
- Romania, Serbia, Italy
- Column formation, medical corps
- Asia Minor, Palestine

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