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Slide set: The World War: chapter IV -- coming to grips (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1915)

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Slide 25
Joffre and French in the Field
Slide 26
The Charge of the Bengal Lancers
Slide 27
The Survivors of the 'Formidable'
Slide 28
The Cameron Highlanders at Langemarck
Slide 29
King George Cheered by his Men
Slide 30**
A Home-Made Grenade
Slide 31
The Bomb-Thrower
Slide 32
Cossacks in Galicia
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
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Date of first manufacture
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The World War: chapter IV – coming to grips (London: W. Butcher & Sons, c.1915)

Related slide sets

continued from The World War: chapter III -- our far flung battle line (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1915)

continued by The World War: chapter V -- daring deeds in winter warfare (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1915)

People appearing in slides

FRENCH, General Sir John  (1852-1925) – slide 25

GEORGE V, King   (1865-1936) – slide 29

JOFFRE, Marechal Joseph  (1852-1931) – slide 25


1 slide known to exist in private collection

8 slides in Kent Museum of the Moving Image

Lucerna ID  3000061

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 March 2015

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