heroic-plights: “ WWI, The War to End All Wars. It was supposed to be short; the soldiers were supposed to be home for Christmas. But it turned out to be a long, arduous stalemate, thanks to the fiery.
Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage
Soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, There were British casualties that day - almost died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses.