The deservedly popular Images of War Series is building into an extensive and unique visualization of war. This volume covers the French Army in a concise visual history of the Great War. – Highly Recommended
NAME: Images of War, The French Army In The Great War, Rare Images From Wartime Archives FILE: R2884 AUTHOR: David Bilton PUBLISHER: Pen and Sword BINDING: soft back PAGES: 222 PRICE: £15.99 GENRE: Non Fiction SUBJECT: French Army, soldiers, aviators, trench warfare, attrition, German Army, BEF, trench lines, armour, supply lines, transport, infantry, colonial soldiers
IMAGE: B2884.jpg BUYNOW: tinyurl.com/y6l9ypgr LINKS: DESCRIPTION: The deservedly popular Images of War Series is building into an extensive and unique visualization of war. This volume covers the French Army in a concise visual history of the Great War. – Highly Recommended The author has provided excellent concise text to introduce an outstanding selection of images. Captions and extended captions are equally good and add greatly to the images themselves. As with the other volumes in this ground breaking series, this volume provides images that compliment traditional histories and text books on the subject of war. Publishing economics dictate that most military histories still carry their illustration in a few pages of a photo-plate section. Here we have a fantastic collection of images that are reproduced and printed very effectively. Although the series is ideal for the serious enthusiast and the professional, it also serves a much wider readership very well. It is an excellent point of entry for new enthusiasts and also readers who have no strong military history interest but wish to quickly put the subject in context for them. The Great War was not the first to see photo journalists, but it was the first conflict to see so many. During the conflict the casualty rate for journalists and photographers was high. Even so, they produced mountains of images and miles of movie film, including some in colour, and much of this material has never been seen outside archive staff and a few researchers. The publisher is performing a great service in bringing this stock of images into print at very affordable pricing.