The Great War
by Joe Sacco
Editor: Vintage Publishing
Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer
THE GREAT WAR, 1 July 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, AN ILLUSTRATED PANORAMA WITH A TRIAL BY ADAM HOCHSCHILD `Work Sacco[is] the best argument around comics as an average journalistGQ Launched, on July 1, 1916, the Battle of the Somme came to symbolize the madness of the First World WarNearly 20,000 British soldiers were killed and another 40,000 were wounded that first day, and there were no more than a million casualties by the time of the offensive arrested a few months laterIn The Great War, famous cartoonist Joe Sacco depicts the events of this extraordinary day, 24 feet long without words panorama: from the constituency of exercises of General Douglas Haig, the massive artillery positions and the ordering of areas behind the trench lines, the legions of British soldiers to “over the top” and cut down in No man’s Land, for the tens of thousands of wounded soldiers in retreat and the dead buried en massePrinted on beautiful accordion times paper and packed in a deluxe hard cover box, with a 16-page accompanying booklet, The Great War is a landmark work in Sacco’s illustrious career, and made visceral one of the bloodiest days of history
In this site we encourage writing and creativity.