The Great War in 3D
A Book Plus a Stereoscopic Viewer and 35 3D Photos of Men in Battle, 1914–1918
See The Great War in 3D and experience first hand stories as told from the soldiers’ perspectives
This innovative package comprises a sturdy metal stereoscopic viewer, 35 stereoscopic photographs of some of the most compelling moments captured on film during World War I, and a 176-page paperback book that provides a brief history of war photography and an overview of the war from 1914 through the Treaty of Versailles. The book covers the European campaigns and naval battles, focusing mainly on the lives of the soldiers. Chapters also cover Christmas on the battlefront; comics from British cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather, who served during the war; excerpts from letters of POWs; and life in the trenches.
Detailed descriptions of the scenes depicted in each stereographic photograph are included on the back of each card, so the viewer will understand exactly what he or she is seeing.
This collection of rarely seen images and engrossing descriptions of the pagaent and the horrors of war, along with the clever, upscale and unique packaging make The Great War in 3D a true collector’s item.
Jean-Pierre Verney is a world-renowned French historian, author, and collector of World War I memorabilia. He is the author of La Première Guerre Mondiale (2006) and Récit de Guerre 1914–1918 (2012) and is a major contributor to the popular graphic novel series Putain deGuerre. He lives in France.
Michael Stephenson is an editor and military historian and the author of numerous books, including The Last Full Measure: How Soldiers Die in Battle and Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought. He lives in New York.