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The Great War illustrated 1917

The Great War illustrated 1917

: A selection of 1,000 images illustrating events at Arras, the Nivelle offensive, the battles of Messines Ridge, Passchendaele and Cambrai, the capture of Jerusalem, the air war and unrestricted submarine campaign

by William Langford & Jack Holroyd
30th September, 2017

£28.20 £30.00 Save 6% | Hardback


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Fourth in a series of five titles which will cover each year of the war graphically. Countless thousands of pictures were taken by photographers on all sides during the First World War. These pictures appeared in the magazines, journals and newspapers of the time. Some illustrations went on to become part of post-war archives and have appeared, and continue to appear, in present-day publications and TV documentary programmes รข_ many did not. The Great War Illustrated series, beginning with the year 1914, will include in its pages many rarely seen images with individual numbers allocated, and subsequently they will be lodged with the Taylor Library Archive for use by editors and authors. The Great War Illustrated 1917 covers the battles at Arras, Passchendaele and Cambrai, the use of aviation and the role of the tanks. Some images will be familiar, and many will be seen for the first time by a new generation interested in the months that changed the world for ever.

Details & Specs

Author: William Langford Jack Holroyd


Publisher: Pen & Sword Military


Format: Hardback


ISBN: 9781473881617


Publication Date: 30th September, 2017


Pages: 480


Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 33 mm


Notes: chiefly illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white, and colour)


Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days


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