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The battlefields of the First World War

Barton, Peter.

The battlefields of the First World War

the unseen panoramas of the Western Front

by Barton, Peter.

  • 375 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- France,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- Belgium,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- France -- Pictorial works,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- Belgium -- Pictorial works,
  • Photography, Panoramic

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Barton ; with Jeremy Banning and contributions by Peter Doyle ; foreword by Richard Holmes.
    GenrePictorial works
    ContributionsBanning, Jeremy., Doyle, Peter., Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD530 .B265 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination392 p. :
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23702763M
    ISBN 101845298845
    ISBN 109781845298845
    LC Control Number2009502278

    Filed under: World War, America Here and Over There (New York and Cincinnati: Abingdon Press, c), by Luther Barton Wilson (illustrated HTML at ) Between St. Dennis and St. George: A Sketch of Three Civilisations (London et al.: Hodder and Stoughton, ), by Ford Madox Ford (multiple formats at ). The Civil War Trust recently had an opportunity to sit down with Adam Goodheart, author of the national best seller A Civil War Awakening. In addition to receiving widespread praise for this new work, Adam is a longtime friend of the Trust and the author of the landmark April National Geographic article, "Saving Civil War Battlefields.

      Michael Morpurgo, whose latest book on the first world war is the anthology Only Remembered I recommend The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha, written and illustrated by Michael Foreman, the remarkable Author: Guardian Staff. The biggest drawback to visiting the battlefields under one's own steam is that it can be very difficult to relate the battlefield today to the battlefield of , unless you have a detailed guide book accompanied by equally detailed trench maps (i.e. maps produced by the military cartographers during the war showing the battlefield in detail, especially the position of .

      Having read quite a few books on WW1, I was thinking, after such a massive war, how they went about clearing the battlefields. I'm sure I remember being told that thousands of Chinese were employed to clear the battlefields but I don't know how true this is. / CEF Books 54 Timberline Private Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6W9, Canada Tel / Fax: Email: [email protected] Battlefields / CEF Books / Norm Christie social pages YouTube Channel The Great War Tour Battlefield Tours .


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Out of 5 stars The Battlefields of the First World War: From the First Battle of Ypres to Passchendaele. Reviewed in the United States on May 2, Stunning. An incredible book. Both for subject matter and photographs, this is an amazing book. Read more.

6 /5(41). Here are the great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict.A revelatory, unique collection of panoramic photographs covering the whole of the British sectors of the Western Front, end to end/5(47).

He authored The Battlefields of the First World War after researching the forgotten Imperial War Museum panorama archive for eight years. His other books include The Somme, and Passchendaele.

He continues to lead an ongoing project to recover, interpret and publish all surviving battlefield panoramas - widely regarded as the 'missing link /5(2). : battlefields of the first world war.

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Originally titled “A Guide to the American Battle Fields in Europe,” the book served as a guide for Americans traveling overseas to visit World War I battle sites, cemeteries and memorials. The images in this book cover the great battlefields of the First World War, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict.

This collection of panoramic photographs covers the whole of the British sectors of the Western Front, end to end/5(8). Described, inaccurately as it would turn out, as the war to end wars, the First World War was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, seeing more than nine million soldiers and several more million civilians die.

The brutality of the fighting was depicted recently in Sam Mendes' Oscar-nominated, and multiple BAFTA award-winning film Return to the Canadian battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, either in person or through the many DVDs and books, with renowned military historian Norm Christie as he travels to battlefields, monuments and cemeteries throughout Europe.

Constable,hardback, pp, £ Ills, maps, index, bibliog., 2 CD ROMS, ISBN 1 9. Having collaborated with two other authors (Doyle and Vanderwalle) in the preparation of the splendid volume Beneath Flanders Fields, Peter Barton has now produced a unique solo effort.

Textually, photographically - in its mapping and quality of production - the book is of. Before Endeavours Fade. by Rose E.B. Coombs.

From the Belgian coast, across the fields of Flanders, over the valley of the Somme and down the line to the Argonne: all the major battlefields of the First World War - Ypres, Arras, Cambrai, Amiens, St. Quentin, Mons, Le Cateau, Reims, Verdun and St.

Mihiel - are criss-crossed in this book over more than thirty different routes. A tremendously heavyweight slipcase box set containing a DVD of 35 interactive battlefield panoramas for PC and Mac computers, the book is a collection of unseen panoramas of the Western Front.

During the First World War, at least 4, Indian men volunteered to join the Allied forces in European battlefields. More than 3, Canadian Indians served during the Second World War, and it is estimated that several hundred Natives volunteered to help the United Nations defend South Korea during the Korean War.

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The incredible panoramas and research that Mr. Barton has included in his book will allow for readers to understand the battlefields of. world war ii Sep 7, Mark Barnes I think this is the fifth book I have seen from a team that has moved from Normandy to covering the key locations from the World War II.

The First World War was one of the deadliest conflicts in human history and changed the face of foreign policy and European geography forever. Despite the wealth of literature on the subject Bradt's World War I Battlefields is the only compact practical travel guide to cover both French and Belgian battlefield sites/5().

Why cycling the battlefields is best. Jeremy is unbelievably knowledgeable about the battlefield sites specifically and about the First World War. He brings an incredible level of passion and insight to his subject. For both myself, and my son, who joined us, this was a poignant, indeed life changing experience.

""The Battlefields of the First World War" reveals a new vision of the landscapes upon, above and beneath which millions of men lived, toiled, fought and died on the Western Front.

Unique, unseen panoramas of the world's most sumbolic battlefields, from Ypres to the Somme abound in this spectacular visual chronicle of World War I/5(25).

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[Peter Barton; Peter Doyle; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)] -- "This is the first publication of a unique rediscovered collection of over panoramic photographs of the Western Front of the First World War--not seen for almost 90 years. BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR A TRAVELLER'S GUIDE Item Description: Pavilion, Tonie and Valmai Holt, Hard Cover.

Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Has some wear to front of dust jacket and front board, Black and white line Drawings/maps (illustrator).

First Edition. 8vo. Dust jacket Rating: % positive.The Battlefields of the First World War: The Unseen Panoramas of the Western Front by Peter Barton is one of the most visually stunning books about WWI I have ever read.

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