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Postcards from the Trenches: Images from the First World War

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World War I has come down to us in indelible images—those of airplane bombers, bleak-eyed soldiers, stern-faced commanders, and the ruins of countless villages. But soldiers themselves also took photographs on the battlefield, and many of their striking images were transformed into postcards that were sent home to family and friends or collected as war mementos. Postcards ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published June 15th 2008 by Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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Frederic
Jan 21, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: postcards, history
A nice little collection of postcards, reproduced at about full size (with the backs smaller, but still legible). One from the nice series of books of historical postcards put out by the Bodleian Library.
Kathie
Aug 12, 2010 rated it it was ok
Postcards collected by John Fraser and held by the Bodleian Library. Mr. Fraser began collecting post cards at a very early age. This small book includes postcards that depict photos of every aspect of World War I and include those of units from Germany, Great Britain, France, United States, Russia, Canada, Belgiam, and others. Photos of the cheerful and the wounded; those entrenched with others and those alone; those helping children and those directing the captured enemy; those that are like ...more
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Postcards collected by John Fraser and held by the Bodleian Library. Mr. Fraser began collecting post cards at a very early age. This small book includes postcards that depict photos of every aspect of World War I and include those of units from Germany, Great Britain, France, United States, Russia, Canada, Belgiam, and others. Photos of the cheerful and the wounded; those entrenched with others and those alone; those helping children and those directing the captured enemy; those that are like ...more
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A nice little collection of postcards, reproduced at about full size (with the backs smaller, but still legible). One from the nice series of books of historical postcards put out by the Bodleian Library.
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