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1918 COLLIER'S PHOTO HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WAR

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1918 COLLIER












1918 COLLIER'S NEW PHOTO HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WAR

















Large format (16 1/4'' x 12'' approx.) antique book of WWI photographs taken at the front. 128 pp. P.F. Collier & Son Pusblishers, New York, N.Y. Copyright 1918.


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''Collier's New Photographic History of the World War'' presents the leaders, military and political, contains views from the chief battle fields of the earlier campaigns, and gives in further detail the progress of the latter years of the war.


Here are shown America's entry into the war beginning with the first arrival of Pershing's troops in London and their triumphant march through the city of Paris on July 4, 1917. Here is the life in cantonments and camps in America and overseas. Here are photographs depicting the manner in which our troops are trained, how they work, how they live. Here are views of the trenches, shell-scarred No Man's Land, colossal guns, machine guns; aeroplanes, balloons, and dirigibles; warships, submarines, and destroyers; torpedoes and mines; railroad trains and motor trucks adapted to the use of war; the new military science of camouflage; the grotesque tanks that lead the infantry in a charge and level or cross all obstructions; horsemen and grenadiers that might have belonged to an earlier day -- war scenes and war machinery from all ar


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