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The battlefields of the First World War : the unseen panoramas of the Western Front

Author: Peter Barton; Jeremy Banning; Peter Doyle; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Constable, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Here are the great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the sites of the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. This unique collection of panoramic photographs covers each of the British sectors of the Western Front, end to end. The vast battlescapes are interspersed with poignant individual photographs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Barton; Jeremy Banning; Peter Doyle; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781845298845 1845298845
OCLC Number: 233939364
Notes: Previous ed: 2005.
In slip-case.
Published in association with The Imperial War Museum.
Accompanying DVD-ROM contains 350 panoramas in interactive, zoomable form. PC and Mac compatible.
Description: 392 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 x 32 cm + 1 DVD-ROM
Contents: Prologue : the camera goes to war 1914-18 --
The war begins : early battles and the Belgian coast --
The salient : first and second Ypres and Messines ridge --
Third Ypres --
The forgotten front : Armentières to Givenchy-les-la Bassée --
Coalfields and grassiers : the Gohelle battlefields --
Vimy ridge and Arras --
The Somme --
Armour and armistice : Cambrai and 1918.
Responsibility: Peter Barton ; with Jeremy Banning and contributions by Peter Doyle ; foreword by Richard Holmes.
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A collection of panoramic photographs covering the battlefields of the First World War, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of  Read more...

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