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A Doctor in the Great War: Unseen Photographs of Life in the by Andrew Davidson

By Andrew Davidson

That includes 250 formerly unknown pictures, this is often the extreme actual tale of a tender health professional whose pictures left at the back of an wonderful firsthand account of lifestyles on the entrance of worldwide conflict I.

As a twenty-five-year-old scientific officer and one of many first medical professionals to win the army move, Fred Davidson took numerous photos whereas he served within the trenches from 1914-1915. even though he took them illegally, greater than 250 of the images shot by way of Davidson and his fellow officials survived and at the moment are shared for the 1st time during this harrowing, attention-grabbing, and poignant narrative of the good War.

In a physician within the nice struggle, writer Andrew Davidson—the grandson of Fred—depicts the typical lives of infantrymen, either off and on accountability: from the parade flooring at Glasgow’s Maryhill to the brothels of Armentieres, from the band of brothers who dubbed themselves “Old Contemptibles” to the unique folding Kodak and Ansco cameras they used. it's the tale of the first Cameronians, who accomplished notoriety for promoting the good War’s earliest entrance line pictures. And it's a deeply own account of the images which were handed down for 3 generations, describing the lads who fought with Fred Davidson, the stipulations they served in, the battles they observed, and the horrors they endured.

A must-have for background and images fans alike, this glimpse of the warfare to finish All Wars is an strangely intimate portrait that may engulf you within the lives of infantrymen and go away you humbled and surprised.

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