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vintage everyday: Old Photos of People with Gas Masks

There were many new types of technology in WWI some being tanks (as you can see in the picture one has fallen into a trench) also gas mask bc of the knowledge of poisonous gases. Bombs and machine guns.

'With the camera at Anzac' – Lord Kitchener's farewell salute at Anzac, 14.11.15. This photograph is from an album of Anzac Cove and surrounding areas, taken in 1915 by three young Australian soldiers.

2nd Lieutenant Elwin Bruce Olifent 27 Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Enlisted on 25 February 1915 and sailed for the Middle East on 31 May. After a period in Egypt in July -August 1915, he was posted to the Western Front. Lt Olifent was commissioned in the field during the Battle of the Somme on 10 August 1916, but was killed in action, aged 29 at Flers on 5 November 1916. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretoneux Memorial.

Cannons being loaded on transport preparing to sail to Cuba for the Spanish-American war: Tampa, Florida

Heavy fleece coats and balaclavas worn by soldiers performing sentry duties in colder climes. Also of note are their painted M.15 Pickelhauben, an attempt at camouflaging helmets that were ultimately entirely unsuitable for modern warfare, even by 1914 standards.