By Andrew Davidson
As a twenty-five-year-old clinical officer and one of many first medical professionals to win the army move, Fred Davidson took numerous photos whereas he served within the trenches from 1914-1915. even though he took them illegally, greater than 250 of the pictures shot by means of Davidson and his fellow officials survived and are actually shared for the 1st time during this harrowing, crowd pleasing, and poignant narrative of the good War.
In A healthcare professional within the nice War, writer Andrew Davidson—the grandson of Fred—depicts the typical lives of squaddies, either off and on accountability: from the parade flooring 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 completed notoriety for promoting the good War’s earliest entrance line images. And it's a deeply own account of the images which have been 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 heritage and images fanatics alike, this glimpse of the battle to finish All Wars is an surprisingly intimate portrait that would engulf you within the lives of infantrymen and go away you humbled and amazed.
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A Doctor in The Great War: Unseen Photographs of Life in the Trenches by Andrew Davidson