Sd.Kfz. 250/1 with a group of armed Waffen-SS troops
Caught on camera in the thick of battle is an Sd.Kfz. 250/1 with a group of armed Waffen-SS troops. The half-track is storming an unidentified village in one of the many counterattacks that took place against strong Soviet troops assaulting German position on Dnieper River in the autumn 1943. The vehicle still carries the old camouflage pattern, composed of sand spots applied on the dark gray background.
Truckin' In A 1918 Nash Quad
16,394-27-134 ... This photo was used for the cover of a magazine: www.flickr.com/photos/landoni/6820830749/ A restored 1918 WWI Nash Quad truck, identified for me first by flickr member "thegarveys3" (see comment #1 below). ... Thanks Dan. The man driving is the owner Ken Kafka. (Thanks to Al Sumrall, who is helping restore the Quad at the Pioneer Flight Museum in TX. ... pioneerflightmuseum.org ) Per Ken Kafka: Thomas B Jeffrey developed the Jeffrey Quadruple drive in 1913 and was…
WWI --- British 203mm (8in) howitzers at the Battle of the Somme (France - 1916) [952x745]
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The Most Powerful Images Of World War I
Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.
WW1colourisedphotos on Instagram: “Battle of Rosières (Operation Michael). A 6-inch Mark VII gun of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action near Hédauville, Somme. 26 March…”
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THE AMERICAN ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1917-1918
Q 6075. Troops of the railway regiments the US Army Corps of Engineers at the light railway works at Boisleux-au-Mont 2 September 1917.
World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part II, and Armistice
Nearly four years of deadly stalemate on the Western Front slowly came to an end in 1918, as Allied armies pushed into Germany at enormous cost, leading the Central Powers to finally seek an armistice.
World War I in Photos: War at Sea
Moving troops and supplies by sea was vital to all armies involved in the war. The battle for control of the seas led to an arms race, new deadly tactics, and unprecedented loss of life at sea.