Great Picture Book of the World War
Superb World War I - Photographic history.
Of all the photo books published over the last 95+ 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 are a total of OVER 400 huge pages and 1600 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 from the Westfront to Russia, to the Holy Land and Egypt.
Army, Navy and Air Force troops are covered as are personalities, the trenches, snowmobiles, and weapons of war.
There are many full-page plates including one of the Kaiser on horseback, huge field pieces, etc., etc., etc.
The ten chapters are: 1) Mobilization; 2) Alsace-Lorraine - Advance to Paris; 3) invasion to Belgium - Luttich Namur Löwen; 4) collaboration of the common folk; 5) Fighting in Reims - Soissons - Vogesen; 6) Ruling of Russian in East Prussia - Battle of Tannenberg - Angerburg - Winter Battle of the Masurian Lakes - Insterburg - Tilsit - Trakehnen - Memel - Soldau - Neidenburg - Ortelsburg - Allenstein - Rastenburg - Lotzen - Kruglanken - Goldap - Darkehmen - Lyck - Marggrabowa - Suwalki; 7) Poland - Advance to Warsaw; 8) Poland and Galicia; 9) Combat in the Carpathians - Serbia - Adriatic Sea - Montenegro - Dalmatia; 10) Turkey and Egypt - Constantinople - Black Sea - Caucasus - Suez Canal - Syria - Palestine - the Dardanelles
In near very good condition.
Corners bumped, mild cigarette odor, some finger stains here and there, faint foxing to text index pages in the rear, otherwise ok.
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 12" x 14-1/2" ~10.2 lbs.
Published in Munich, Germany
Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $52.95