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Great Picture Book of the World War - Vol. 2 

Superb World War I - Photographic history.

Of all the photo books published over the last 100 years in an attempt to depict the history of the
First World War, none come close to matching the graphic content or objectivity
of this magnificent volume German photographic history of World War I.

The volume has a total of OVER 400 huge pages and 1850 photos, drawings,
charts etc.
(many full-page size) that document WW1 as no other book ever has!

The great bulk of the graphic material in this rare book is not available elsewhere.
It constitutes the single greatest photographic record of World War I from any side.

It features theaters of operations in 10 chapters from the Westfront in France and Belgium, to England, Poland, Italy and Serbia, and the naval warfare with destroyers, submarines, cruisers, war ships, U-Boats etc..

This copy comes with a bonus, as there is the chapter 10) Turkey and Egypt - Constantinople - Black Sea - Caucasus - Suez Canal - Syria - Palestine - the Dardanelles, bound into this volume, which actually belongs to Volume I


  • 408 pages, 1850 b/w illustrations
    +40 bonus pages from Volume I

In very good exterior and fine/good/fair interior condition.
Text and index pages in the rear foxed (different paper quality) and with some discoloration at margins from dampness. 5 tears (1") at margins taped. One page taped, a few wrapper pages lightly foxed, otherwise ok. The majority of the photos pages (art paper) are very clean and in near mint condition.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12" x 14-1/2"  ~9.9 lbs.

Published in Munich, Germany
in 1916

The ten chapters are:
Antwerpen, Flandern, Artois
Waelhem, Lierre, Merxem, Anvers, Fort Wavre St. Catherine, Route du Chemin de Fer, Fort Lierre, Fort Stabrouk, Fort Erbrandt, Scheldefort St. Philipp, Fort Waelhem, Becherm, Dussel, Ostende ...

Champagne / Argonne / Vosges
Entre Arras et Ypern, pres Armentiéres, Neuve Chapelle, La Bassée,  Loos, Ablain, Cote de Lorette,Attaque de Zuaves, Lorette (chapelle), Souchez, Arras, Peronne, Somme, Becquincourt, Fabrique/Flaucourt, Champagne ...

The breakthrough in Galicia
Przemysl, Lemberg, Warschau, Nowo- Georgiewsk, Brest-Litowsk. Neufadek, Gorlice, Tarnow, Sanok, Radymno, Grodek, Zolkiew, Wlodawa, Lublin, Josesow, Piaski, am Wieprz, Fort Iwangorod ...

Northern Poland and Kurland
Wolhynien, Dubno, Luzk, Kowel, Memel, Tauroggen, Libau, Schaulen, Mitau, Düna, Ponewiesh, Wilkomir, Smorgon, Prasnysch, Kowno , Njemen, Grondo, Lomza, Narew, Ostrolenka, Pultusk, Bjelostok, Lida, Wilna ...

Monfalcone, Triest, Solcano, Görz , Tolmein, Tarvis, Pontafel, Pontebba, Lienz, Landro, Monte Cristallo, Cortina d`Ampezzo, Marmolata, Arabba, Col di Lana, Sexten, Amadello, Fort Pozzachio, Lafraun, Vielgereuth, Ala, Nago, Monte Brione, Arco, Venice ...

The war against England
Yarmouth, Whitby, Hartlepool, Scarborough, Margate, bei Southend, Ramsgate, Dover, Lowestoft, Hull, Grimsby, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, London (sehr viele Aufnahmen), Leight, Edinburgh etc.

The events of the sea and Skagerrak battle
war ships, destroyed vessels, u-boats etc.

The Balkan States
Prijepolje, Plevlje, Ipek, Prisren, Monastir, Greece, Doiran, Gjewgjeli, Ochrida, at Demir Kapu, Strumitza, Zuaven, Centije, Njegusi, Cattaro, am Lovcen, Podgoritza, Virpazar, Skutari, Adria, alessio, Kruja, Tirana, Durazzo, Achilleion, Athen, Piräus, Saloniki ...

The removal of Serbia
Sophia, die Save, Belgrad, Semendria, Danube, Timoktal, Knjaschevatz, at Köstendil, Poscharevatz, Morawa, Wardartal, Istip, Veles, Orsowa, Ada Kaleh, Pirot, Kragujewatz, an der Nisava, Uschitze, Tschtschak, Jagodina, Nisch, Kraljewo, Alexinatz, Leskowatz, Kruschewatz, Bjelo-Brdo, Prischtina, Ibartal, Mitrowitza ...

Die Neutralen / Deutschland
weapons and ammunition, machine guns, hand grenades, grenades of all calibers, guns, airplanes, armored cars, hospitals ...


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