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The Vest Pocket Kodak & The First World War by Jon Cooksey

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Ammonite PRess, £7.99, hardback, 96pp, ills throughout, index. ISBN: 978-178-145-279-0 Jon Cooksey's evaluation of the iPhone size Vest Pocket Kodak (VPK) is a handsome its presentation, graphic design and simplicity (and price) as the influential camera it celebrates. The reference to the iPhone is warranted. In its day the VPK was a low cost, t…


Photographing the Fallen: A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915–1919 by Jeremey Gordon Smith

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By Jeremy Gordon Smith Pen & Sword, £25.00, 289pp, ills, bibliog, appendices, index. ISBN: 978–147–389–365–8 Ivan Bawtree worked for Kodak as a photographer and technician before the Great War. He joined the Red Cross in 1915 as part of the newly–formed Graves Registration Unit (GRU) and went to the Ypres sector to photograph war graves for …


The quest for Grandad’s photo: Pte James Cooper, 1st. Bn. Essex Regiment

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'The grassy slopes that crown the cliffs are carpeted with flowers.  The azure sky is cloudless and the air is fragrant with the scent of wild thyme. In front, a smiling valley studded with cypress and olive and patches of young corn, the ground rises gently to the village of Krithia standing amidst clumps of mulberry and oak.   On the left, a mile…