WOMEN ARMED FORCES DURING FIRST WORLD WAR RUSSIA (Q 106251)   A half-length portrait of a young female Russian soldier serving with the Russian Women's 'Battalion of Death' in 1917. The Battalion was formed by the Russian Provisional Government in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) after the first phase of the Russian Revolution. The soldier is carrying a shortened Nagent rifle, with bayonet fixed, . Her head has been completely shaved.

Q A half-length portrait of a young female Russian soldier serving with the Russian Women's "Battalion of Death" The Battalion was formed by the Russian Provisional Government in Petrograd after the February Revolution

Flora Sandes: A Female Soldier in the First World War Back home in England, the Suffragettes were demanding votes for women. Flora Sandes was already in uniform fighting, as a British woman on the front line of World War One. Full story >>>>>

Flora Sandes: A Female Soldier in the First World War

Flora Sandes: A Female Soldier in the First World War Back home in England, the Suffragettes were demanding votes for women. Flora Sandes was already in uniform fighting, as a British woman on the front line of World War One.

The photo from the "Leipziger Illustrirte Zeitung" (Leipzig Illustrated Newspaper) shows soldiers who have lost their legs in World War One (1914-1918) at a walking school for the war injured at the First War Hospital in Budapest, Hungary. After initial treatment at the military hospital on the front, the wounded were transported on medical trains back to their homeland, where they received further treatment.

Karl Kraus: 'Reports rise up as living forms; the living die as editorials.' Photo from the 'Leipziger Illustrirte Zeitung'. of a 'walking school' in Budapest.

Unidentified partisans of the 1st Proletarian Brigade armed with Czech ZB vz. 26 machine guns. This photo was taken in Žarkovo Selo(a village near Belgrade) on the eve of the offensive.  Read more: http://www.histomil.com/viewtopic.php?f=338&t=3918&start=3020#ixzz2lQkb6bFc

Oct 16 1944 Liberation of Belgrade: Serbian Partisans of Proletarian Brigade, National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia pose for a photograph with their ZB vz. 26 light machine guns during the Belgrade Offensive.

The original caption of the picture taken from the Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung (Berlin illustrated newspaper) from 1915 reads "The Bath Train in use after arriving at the location of a regiment. The train with a water wagon travels from camp to camp offering 1000 soldiers a day a chance to bath." Photo: Berliner Verlag / Archive - NO WIRE SERVICE

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Young German home defense solider holding Panzerfaust, one of the first anti-tank weapons which took great bravery to use!

Young German holding Panzerfaust, one of the first anti-tank weapons which took great bravery to use. Not to detract from the original position of this photo, but I really like the style of the cap and jacket

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“This morning I took a walk with We were accompanied by six infantry men besides the officers! Evening as usual.

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General Vo Nguyen Giap - Principal Commander of Socialist Vietnam forces - Vietnam Wars

Among Dmitriev's subjects was General Voitsekhovsky, who fought for the White army against the Bolshevik reds during the Russian Civil War of 1917-23

Old Believers, Bolsheviks and bourgeoisie: The many faces of bygone Russia captured on camera by one of first photojournalists

Among Dmitriev's subjects was General Voitsekhovsky, who fought for the White army against the Bolshevik reds during the Russian Civil War of Nov 1917 ~ Oct 1922

Russian Civil War. White Russians. White movement. monarchist. Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel.

Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel or Vrangel (August 27 1878 – April was an officer in the Imperial Russian army and later commanding general of the anti-Bolshevik White Army in Southern Russia in the later stages of the Russian Civil War. - From Wikipedia

Lev Trotsky, 1918. Trotsky (1879–1940) was a Marxist revolutionary and theorist, a Soviet politician who engineered the transfer of all political power to the Soviets with the October Revolution of 1917, and the founding leader of the Red Army.

People's Commissar of Defense of the RSFSR, Leon Trotsky, in the standard era Red Army winter uniform.

The Russian Revolution: the overthrow of the Tsar, March 1917. Military personnel and civilians reading news-sheets issued by the Duma after the Tsar'’s abdication.

The Russian Revolution: the overthrow of the Tsar, March Military personnel and civilians reading news-sheets issued by the Duma after the Tsar'’s abdication.

Russian Civil War. Red Sailors.

Russian Civil War. Red Sailors.

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