Picture Postcards from the Great War
1914-1918

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YMCA postcards from the first world war eBook
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The activities of the Y.M.C.A. during the 1914-1918 war can be followed by a study of the picture postcards it produced during that period.
The Y.M.C.A. provided many services during the conflict which were designed to make the life of a serviceman a little easier - if only for a short time.

The work and development of the Association was featured on contemporary picture postcards issued by the Y.M. and others. Examples are illustrated in this eBook.

The 73-page eBook has a fully functioning 'Table of Contents' and contains the following sections.

  • Early Days
  • With the Army Volunteers 1901-1914
  • The Great War 1914-1918
  • With Kitchener's Army
  • Y.M.C.A. Fund-raising Methods
  • Y.M.C.A. Huts
  • Writing Home from Hut and Camp
  • Over-night Hostels
  • Snapshots from Home League
  • Civilian Volunteers
  • Y.M.C.A. Fund-raising Postcards
  • Y.M.C.A. Penny Flag-days
  • The Y.M.C.A. on the Western Front
  • The Great Newspaper Advertising Campaign
  • Y.M.C.A. Workers in the Rear Areas
  • Writing Home from the Battle-zone
  • What Religious Attitude Did the Y.M.C.A. Adopt?
  • In Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • A Selection of Y.M. Posters

FREE:  Included in the download are the following 3 books.

 

FREE The romance of the red triangle
FREE: The Romance of the Red Triangle (1918) by Sir Arthur Yapp. This 195-page book is a detailed account of the activities of the Y.M.C.A. during the First World War.
WW1 free TOLD IN THE HUTS
FREE: Told in the Huts (1916) This 230-page book was published "for the benefit of the Y.M.C.A. Active Service Campaign amongst our Soldiers, Sailors & Munition Workers, in all parts of the world." An illustrated book of personal contributions from soldiers and war workers.
ww1 FREE The Father of the Red Triangle
FREE:  The Father of the Red Triangle (1918) by J. Hodder Williams. This 292-page book is a detailed account of the life story of George Williams - Founder of the Young Men's Christian Association

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Y.M.C.A. Postcards from the First World War

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      THE ROMANCE OF THE RED TRIANGLE - Sir Arthur Yapp

  TOLD IN THE HUTS - The Y,M,C.A. Gift Book

THE FATHER OF THE RED TRIANGLE - J. Hodder Williams

 

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 PLEASE NOTE: Although the Y. M.C.A, Postcards from the First World War is not a physical book, it is very easy to convert into hard-copy - once you have downloaded it. Simply print out the pages on A4 paper and insert them into a folder with plastic pockets - then read as a normal book.

 

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