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Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) of the 44e BTS (44th Battalion of tirailleurs sénégalais) dancing in their cantonment. Bourbach-Le-Haut, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, North-Eastern France, April-May 1918.

Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) of the 44e BTS (44th Battalion of tirailleurs sénégalais) dancing in their cantonment. Bourbach-Le-Haut, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, North-Eastern France, April-May 1918.

Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) repulsing an attack in the Roderen Forest (1). Alsace, North-Eastern France, April-May 1918.

Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) repulsing an attack in the Roderen Forest (1). Alsace, North-Eastern France, April-May 1918.

A camp of Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) on the Somme front. The soldiers are busy with their everyday routine- here they are cleaning their rifles. Dancourt, Somme, Northern France, May-June 1916.  A camp of Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) on the Somme front. A soldier is grinding coffee beans with a bottle (or a shell). Dancourt, Somme, Northern France, May-June 1916.

A camp of Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) on the Somme front. The soldiers are busy with their everyday routine- here they are cleaning their rifles. Dancourt, Somme, Northern France, May-June 1916. A camp of Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) on the Somme front. A soldier is grinding coffee beans with a bottle (or a shell). Dancourt, Somme, Northern France, May-June 1916.

Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) of the 29th Colonial Infantry Regiment (29e RIC) wounded during the German offensive of May-June 1918, waiting to be evacuated. Monchy-Humières, Oise, Picardie, Northern France, June 1918.

Senegalese infantrymen (tirailleurs sénégalais) of the 29th Colonial Infantry Regiment (29e RIC) wounded during the German offensive of May-June 1918, waiting to be evacuated. Monchy-Humières, Oise, Picardie, Northern France, June 1918.

Captured German dug-out Headquarters, France, probably 1918 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Captured German dug-out Headquarters, France, probably 1918 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Clifton B. Cates, Verdun, April 1918 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Photograph of future Commandant of the Marine Corps Clifton B. Cates in World War I. The inscription on the photograph reads: "Taken at Verdun Apr 1918". From the collection of Clifton B. Cates/COLL3157, United States Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

Clifton B. Cates, Verdun, April 1918 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Photograph of future Commandant of the Marine Corps Clifton B. Cates in World War I. The inscription on the photograph reads: "Taken at Verdun Apr 1918". From the collection of Clifton B. Cates/COLL3157, United States Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

American soldier wounded but still happy. Boureuilles, Meuse, France. 09/26/1918. [United States. Army. Signal Corps. War, Relief of sick and wounded.]

American soldier wounded but still happy. Boureuilles, Meuse, France. 09/26/1918. [United States. Army. Signal Corps. War, Relief of sick and wounded.]

9th. Aug. 1914. Night fighting in Mülhausen (Mulhouse) (Alsace), was the opening attack of the War by France against Germany. The battle was an attempt to recover Alsace, which the French had been forced to cede to the newly formed German Empire following France's defeat by Prussia in Franco-Prussian War of 1870.

9th. Aug. 1914. Night fighting in Mülhausen (Mulhouse) (Alsace), was the opening attack of the War by France against Germany. The battle was an attempt to recover Alsace, which the French had been forced to cede to the newly formed German Empire following France's defeat by Prussia in Franco-Prussian War of 1870.

Kilted Scottish KIAs during the battle of Bapaume, France, Aug-Sept 1918. The British line fought a heavy action with many casualties but eventually a breakthrough was achieved which is often taken as a turning point in the war that was to end in November of the same year.

Kilted Scottish KIAs during the battle of Bapaume, France, Aug-Sept 1918. The British line fought a heavy action with many casualties but eventually a breakthrough was achieved which is often taken as a turning point in the war that was to end in November of the same year.

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