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July, 1914; the Outbreak of the First World War; Selected Documents


by Imanuel Geiss (Editor)

A bearded man stands by the seashore at sunset. A skull is near his feet, and three more lie near the foot of a cross across a narrow inlet. Three birds, seagulls or birds of prey, descend. An Austrian pencil sketch on field postcard, signed and dated, 1916, likely date, July 15/19, 1916.
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A bearded man stands by the seashore at sunset. A skull is near his feet, and three more lie near the foot of a cross across a narrow inlet. Three birds, seagulls or birds of prey, descend. An Austrian pencil sketch on field postcard, signed and dated, 1916, likely date, July 15/19, 1916.

July, 1914; the Outbreak of the First World War; Selected Documents by Imanuel Geiss (Editor)

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967

Copyright: 1967 Imanuel Geiss