An innovative package includes a sturdy, metal stereoscopic viewer, 35 stereoscopic photographs of some of the most compelling moments captured on film during WWI. An 176-page paperback provides a brief history of war photography and an overview of the war from 1914 through the Treaty of Versailles, including the European campaigns and naval battles, but mainly focusing on the lives of the soldiers. Special chapters include Christmas on the Front, comics from French illustrator Gus Bofa and British cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather who served during the war, excerpts from letters of POW, a section about living in the trenches, the earthenworks, meals, medical care and more. Detailed descriptions of the scenes depicted in each stereographic photograph are included in the back of the book.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc