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August 1914


by Alexander Solzhenitzyn

Bird's-eye view black and white relief map  of the battlefield in the Vosges with the German city of Colmar in Alsace in the foreground looking west into the mountains to Münstertal and toward France beyond. The city of Mulhouse, which changed hands several times in August 1914, is to the south. The card has been annotated in black ink.

Bird's-eye view of the battlefield in the Vosges with the German city of Colmar in Alsace in the foreground looking west into the mountains to Münstertal and toward France beyond. The city of Mulhouse, which changed hands several times in August 1914, is to the south. The card has been annotated in black ink.
Reverse: Title: Das Schlachtfeld in den Vogesen. Münstertal; The Battlefield in the Vosges, Münstertal. No. 10. Orig. Eigentum u Verlag von Emil Hartmann, Strassburg i. E. Field postmark Gebweiler, 1914-12-14, message and address in black ink. 10/123.

August 1914, a novel by Alexander Solzhenitzyn, translated by Michael Glenny

Publisher: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1972

Copyright: 1971 by Alexandre Soljénitsyne; English translation 1972 by Michael Glenny