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By Andrew Davidson

ISBN-10: 1476777551

ISBN-13: 9781476777559

that includes 250 formerly unknown photos, this can be the intense precise tale of a tender health care provider whose photographs left in the back of an impressive firsthand account of existence on the entrance of worldwide conflict I.

As a twenty-five-year-old clinical officer and one of many first medical professionals to win the army pass, Fred Davidson took numerous images whereas he served within the trenches from 1914-1915. even though he took them illegally, greater than 250 of the pictures shot through Davidson and his fellow officials survived and are actually shared for the 1st time during this harrowing, crowd pleasing, and poignant narrative of the nice War.

In A healthcare professional within the nice War, writer Andrew Davidson—the grandson of Fred—depicts the typical lives of infantrymen, either off and on accountability: from the parade floor 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 nice 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 historical past and images lovers alike, this glimpse of the battle to finish All Wars is an strangely intimate portrait that might engulf you within the lives of infantrymen and depart you humbled and amazed.

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