World War I in Colour by Charles Messenger

World War I in Colour by Charles Messenger

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Up to now, World War I has only been seen in black and white. At the time, it was the only way pictures from the front and scenes recreated for the camera could be filmed. Now, for the first time, rare archive footage in black and white from worldwide sources, including Russia, Germany, France, Italy, the USA and the Imperial War Museum, London, has been recast into colour with the greatest care and attention to detail. The results are breathtaking, bringing a remarkable immediacy and poignancy to the war which consumed the lives of 10 million soldiers and civilians. Complemented by an authoritative text by respected historian Charles Messenger and interviews with eye-witness survivors, the book traces in chronological order the development of the war, from the seeds of conflict and the opening shots to the way in which it was fought, whether in the trenches, at sea or in the air. This remarkable book will provide new insights into a war which still resonates and fascinates today.

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SKU GOR001603007
Title World War I in Colour
Author By (author) Charles Messenger
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0091897823
ISBN 13 9780091897826
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Up to now, World War I has only been seen in black and white. At the time, it was the only way pictures from the front and scenes recreated for the camera could be filmed. Now, for the first time, rare archive footage in black and white from worldwide sources, including Russia, Germany, France, Italy, the USA and the Imperial War Museum, London, has been recast into colour with the greatest care and attention to detail. The results are breathtaking, bringing a remarkable immediacy and poignancy to the war which consumed the lives of 10 million soldiers and civilians. Complemented by an authoritative text by respected historian Charles Messenger and interviews with eye-witness survivors, the book traces in chronological order the development of the war, from the seeds of conflict and the opening shots to the way in which it was fought, whether in the trenches, at sea or in the air. This remarkable book will provide new insights into a war which still resonates and fascinates today.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001603007
Title World War I in Colour
Author By (author) Charles Messenger
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0091897823
ISBN 13 9780091897826
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No