Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War - 1919

Front Cover, Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War and New International Atlas World, 1919.

Front Cover, Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War and New International Atlas World, 1919. GGA Image ID # 190e3a0986


History’s greatest war; a pictorial narrative by S. J. Duncan-Clark, Hon. Josephus Daniels in a special article on the marines, Gen. John J. Pershing on the American expeditionary forces and Admiral William S. Sims on the navies of the world; with a staff of war trained photographers, foreign representatives, and writers of international authority on military and naval maneuvers, geographical conditions, racial, language and religious complications, the food situation and every possible phase of the greatest war in history; containing a rare and elaborate collection of photos from every source, deluxe color gravures of the war leaders and intense situations and other views, also maps of the continents and the individual countries affected by the war with the formation of new nations.

Description from Title Page

Pictorial History of the World's Greatest War and New International Atlas World Featuring a Special History of the World’s Greatest War by S. J. Duncan-Clark, World War Analyst, Containing: Detailed Maps of the Fighting Front and Illustrations Direct From the Seat of War Accompanied by About 75 Maps Specially Drawn and Engraved for This Work, From the Latest Federal, State and Transportation Surveys; Over 100,000 Indexed Place Names, With Their Populations, and Much Valuable Statistical Information; Making a Complete Compendium of Geography With Descriptive and Half-Tone Illustrations Including de Luxe Colorgravures of President Wilson and Generals Foch, Pershing and Haig, With Scenes of Intense Interest, Including the Famous Camouflaged Gun on the Western Front All Fully Indexed Compiled, Edited and Published by the Geographical Publishing Co. Chicago, Ill. Copyright, 1919, by the Geographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois.

Table of Contents

  1. The Allies Victorious
  2. The Red Trail oí Prussia
  3. The Spark in Europe's Powder Magazine
  4. The Armies Are Unleashed
  5. Prussian Plans Go Astray
  6. The Era of Gigantic Battles
  7. Hindenburg Retreats
  8. The War on the Seas
  9. Americas Long Patience
  10. America Draws the Sword
  11. Americans Go to France
  12. How the Central Powers Fell

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

  • Personal name: Duncan-Clark, Samuel John, 1875-1938.
  • Main title: ...Pictorial history of the world war, by S.J. Duncan-Clark... also America's great feat of arms (the story of the United States in the war, including the official summary of the treaty of peace, with the covenant of the league of nations)Official report of the chief of staff and chronology of American operations in France by General Peyton C. March, U.S.A., Hon. Josephus Daniels... and General John J. Pershing...
  • Published/Created: [Chicago, Homewood press c1919]
  • Description: 415 [1] p. incl. col. front., illus. (part col.) ports. (part col.) maps. 26 1/2 cm.
  • LC classification: D522 .D8 1919
  • LC Subjects: World War, 1914-1918--Pictorial works. World War, 1914-1918--United States.
  • Notes: Lettered on cover: Story of America's achievements. At head of title: Peace edition
  • LCCN: 19011728
  • Other system no.: (OCoLC)1239051
  • Type of material: Book
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