Northcliffe, Lord.


1st ed., 1916. Viii + 288 pp., frontis. Maroon cloth; small nick to spine; frontis. pulling away from t-p. at bottom but still secured within the binding o/w V.G. Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865-1922), was proprietor of The Times at the start of the First World War in 1914. His controversies with Lloyd George raged throughout the period of this conflict and his attack on Lord Kitchener in the Daily Mail reduced its circulation by nearly 300,000. In 1917 he led a war mission to the USA and in 1918 he directed British propaganda. This book, published in 1916, is his account of the War to date. Chapters include: Our Soldier Boys Arrive. The Army Behind the Army. The Women are Splendid. A Civilian’s Impressions of the War. Warplanes. Sir Douglas Haig. Joffre. Cadorna. Under the Six Stars. The War Doctors. Red Cross Visits. Life in Reims. Before Verdun. The New Little Belgian Army. With the Italians – In Gorzia; How Gorzia was Taken; The Carso Battles; On the Cadore Front; Fighting in the Dolomites; The Gate to Italy Barred. Neutral Glimpses – The Germans in Switzerland; Our Released Prisoners; Food for Our Men in Germany; Geneva; The Germans in Spain; A Spanish Tour.

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