THE GREAT WAR: Men, Uniforms and Materials
The book contains 400+ color uniforms, weapons, and objects of the Great War photographs, over 170 historical and mostly unpublished photos, and over 180 explanatory drawings and prints and dioramas.
The book examines every aspect of the military organization of the WWI Austro-Hungarian army by reviewing equipment, uniforms and weapons through an iconography that includes over 700 fine illustrations. All materials, from uniforms to guns, are presented through professional color photos taken in museums and private collectors.
Contents as follows: backpack and the bundling; trenches; spade, knives, and brass knuckles; bludgeon; bayonets; flame thrower; machine guns; grenades; cannons; rifles; Cecchini, telescopes, and periscopes; guns; enemy troops; Alpine; Austro-Hungarian mountain troops; gas war; war of mines; war of the strong; War in Heaven; war at sea; chaplains; special vehicles; rations.
NEW-hardcover, [Italian text] available mid January 2012 ......$75.00
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Updated as of 3/23/2023ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price