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AN ORIGINAL Full Page (16" X 11 1/4") from the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS dated May 18th 1918 taken from a drawing by F. De Haenen after official photographs of a scene in a carriage of a Hospital Train. There are two small cuts at left lower that we have taped on rear. War I , or THE GREAT WAR, was an extremely bloody war that engulfed Europe from 1914 to 1919, with huge losses of life and little ground lost or won. Fought mostly by soldiers in trenches, World War I saw an estimated 10 million military deaths and another 20 million wounded. While many hoped that World War I would be "the war to end all wars," in actuality, the concluding peace treaty set the stage for World War II. The 100 years centenary of World War One will be remembered in 2014.
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WWI - British Hospital Train -Illustrated London News 1918
$20 USD SOLD
At Molloy's MEGA ANTIQUES CENTRE, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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