The Battlefields of the First World War: Unseen Panoramas of the Western Front
The original acclaimed volume plus 60 newly discovered German panoramas. 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 and the recollections of the soldiers caught in the action. This expanded new edition includes a recently discovered trove of 60 German panoramas - not seen for almost 90 years. Some of these extraordinary images are reproduced in detail in the printed book, while the full complement of 350 German and British panoramas is made available on the accompanying DVD-Rom in interactive zoomable form.
Folio edition with DVD-Rom.
Forword By Richard Holmes.