scrapironflotilla: “ Austrian soldiers mete out punishment to Russian prisoners. Austria-Hungary took over a million prisoners of war during the Great War, the vast majority being Russians. Using POW labor, the Austro-Hungarians built large POW and.
WWI - The German trench helmet was the heaviest. The French helmet served as a model for the steel headgear of 5 allied armies. The American helmet was made to embody the best features of the British, French, and German helmets.
Highland Territorials in a trench [La Gorgue, France], August I know these soldiers would have been very proud of their uniform, but a kilt just doesn’t seem like the most practical uniform to wear in a trench.