The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, January [Jan.] 1918, Vol. 40, No. 237: The Woman Soldiers of Russia


Abundant black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. Features: My Adventures in the World War - Part I - No war correspondent has dared more and met with such stirring adventures and experienced such exciting incidents in his quest for 'copy' as Mr. E. Ashmead-Bartlett; Riding Out a Gale on a Sawlog; The Snake in the Shaft - predicament of a prospector being hauled up from a mine; Caught by the Tide - a mistake made while duck hunting; The Amazons of Russia - Excellent photo-illustrated article on Russia's legion of woman warriors, the "Battalion of Death", which served with daring, pluck and bravery in WWI; My Experiences as a Missionary Prisoner - The Rev. E.W. Doulton and his fellow missionaries in Africa, mostly ladies, suffered at the hands of the Germans who tortured the natives to make them falsely accuse the missionaries; In the Land of the Lapps - Part I - a picturesque account of an extensive journey, illustrated with great photos; Kidnapping a Millionaire - Mr. James Samuel Slater was shut up for seven months by his chauffeur; Pomp's Visitor - amusing tale of a negro cook who meets a bear that likes fried fish; A Canadian Man-Hunt - a failed miner named Fonberg goes on a killing spree near Chipman, Alberta; Five Months in the Snow - how French peasants were isolated through a whole winter on a mountain top; Six Weeks Among the Buddhas - Part II - Juliet Bredon and her husband spent several summer weeks in China - photo-illustrated account; Across Germany to Freedom - Part II - two French soldiers, Tristan du Tartre and Georges Prieur escaped from the Hammelburg camp in Bavaria; The Heroic Band - a graphic photo-illustrated account of the gallant and heroic conduct of a French infantry band which played its regiment into action under heavy bombardment, and continued to play until half the instrumentalists were killed or wounded; Marie Jeanneret - she poisoned nine people to death; America's Great Highwayman - Joseph Hare; and more 88 pages plus 16 pages of nostalgic ads. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this excellent vintage issue.

Title: The Wide World Magazine - The Magazine for Everybody, January [Jan.] 1918, Vol. 40, No. 237: The Woman Soldiers of Russia

Author: Ashmead-Bartlett, E.; Bromley, Wm. H.; Darling, J.F.; Bentzen, S.; Novikoff, Ivan; Field, Hilda; Butler, Frank Hedges; Brandreth, C.J.B.; White, Carl F.; Moss, T.R.; Siroux, Gabriel; Bredon, Juliet; Lees, Frederic; Bran, J.B.; Mason, Walt

Illustrator: Peddie, Tom; Wigfull, W.E.; Holloway, W.; Evison, G.H.; Prater, Erneset; Soper, George

Categories: Military, Magazine Back Issues, Travel, Exploration & Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The International New Company: 1918

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 346h5230

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