Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database...The (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records and cemetery records, which will be amended over time.
WWI. German soldiers belonging to the 26th Reserve Division and a collection of British prisoners-of-war, pause for a quick photograph. Definitely 1915 or later. The 26th Reserve Division spent World War I on the Western Front. It fought in the Battle of the Frontiers and then participated in the Race to the Sea, fighting in the Somme region. It occupied the line in the Somme/Artois region into 1916, facing the British offensive in the Battle of the Somme.
Britain went to war in 1982 after Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The war has been credited with helping Mrs. Thatcher win a landslide victory in the general election of 1983. Here, a line of Argentine prisoners of war were marched past a burning building in the capital, Port Stanley, in the final days of Argentine occupation of the South Atlantic islands.