The Great War Magazine - Part 127, January 20th, 1917 - The Effect of the Somme Offensive

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $150.00

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Condition: Good

Features: Cover portrait of Colonel Freyberg, V.C., D.S.O., the Hero of Beaumont-Hamel, Royal West Surrey Regiment and Royal Navy Division. Includes final portion of the chapter entitled "The Great British Battles of the Somme - V. - Check near Bapaume and Victory on the Ancre". Includes complete chapter CLV - "The Effect of the Somme Offensive on the German 'Will to Victory'". Many excellent photos, including one of captured German flame-throwers 'which the enemy, in defiance of civilised useage, introduced into warfare.' Graphic centerfold of a shell-shattered avenue of elms along the borders of the Yser Canal between Boesinghe and Lizerne. Also includes first portion of Chapter CLVI - Belgium Under Two Flags - The Homeland Under the German Heel and the Renaissance of the Army on the Yser. Many excellent black and white photos. Average wear. Staples disintegrated. A sound reference copy.