THE WESTERN FRONT: THEN AND NOW.

Anonymous.


£40.00




N.d., (1st ed., c.1938). 256 pp., numerous photo-ills., + a map. Original red cloth; black ill., to front cover; 25 x 19xm. Damp to lower edge leaving a small red stain from the cloth to the tips of some margins o/w V.G. Twenty years after the signing of the Armistice, this book compares contemporary photographic scenes of First World War battle sites and towns to pictures taken from the war period. The book is divided into five sections as follows: Belgium; From Bailleul to Arras; North of the Somme; South of the Somme; Behind the Lines. A background narrative to the area of conflict opens each section whilst detailed captions describe more specifically what happened during the war in each scene and how it changed with renovations etc., over the next twenty years. This interesting work is complete with an index.


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