World War I

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Box Canvas Print (other products available) - A Malinois (Belgian Shepherd Dog) trained for work as a French Red Cross dog. Duc II, stands ready for action - Image supplied by Mary Evans Prints Online - inch Box Canvas Print made in the UK Military Working Dogs, Military Dogs, Police Dogs, Belgian Shepherd, German Shepherd Dogs, Shepherd Puppies, Dog Poster, War Dogs, Work With Animals

WWI "Ambulance" or Red Cross Dog c. 1915 Trained to find live casualties on the battlefield and perform a refind to his handler, leading help to the wounded.

British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the battle of the Somme, October Ministry of Information First World War Official Collection. (Photo by Lt E Brooks/ IWM via Getty Images) Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, British Soldier, British Army, World War One, First World, Schlacht An Der Somme, Primary History, Ww1 Soldiers

British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the Battle of the Somme, October 1916. Colorized by Benjamin Thomas.

Quagmire World War One - Mud on the Somme. Men actually drowned in the mud at… World War One, Second World, First World, Battle Of The Somme, Historia Universal, Flanders Field, Lest We Forget, World History, Military History

Quagmire World War One - Mud on the Somme. Men actually drowned in the mud at the Battle of the Somme in 1916."We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of us die in it. We see it, feel it, eat it and curse it, but we can't escape it, not even by dying." Quote by Australian Private Edward Lynch

French soldiers filmed during the battle of the Somme leaving their trench & heading into No Man's Land. World War One, Second World, First World, Schlacht An Der Somme, Ww1 Photos, Battle Of The Somme, War Image, World History, Military History

French soldiers filmed during the battle of the Somme 1916, leaving their trench and heading into no-mans land.

Scotland the brave: Tough 'kilties' battled for Britain in WWI WARS may be won on the playing fields of Eton but our toughest soldiers always came from north of the Border. Historian John Lewis-Stempel looks into the valour of the 'kilties' in the First W Ww1 Soldiers, Roman Soldiers, Wwi, Military Art, Military History, Military Uniforms, World War One, First World, Men In Kilts

Scotland the brave: Tough 'kilties' battled for Britain in WWI

WARS may be won on the playing fields of Eton but our toughest soldiers always came from north of the Border. Historian John Lewis-Stempel looks into the valour of the 'kilties' in the First World War

The moment of impact: French infantryman is struck by German rifle fire and begins his descent toward the ground. Three others seem to bypass the Germans in the trench. Battle of Verdun, Feb-December, World War One, First World, Old World, Bataille De Verdun, Battle Of The Somme, War Image, War Photography, Trauma, Photo Reference

The moment of impact: French infantryman is struck by German rifle fire and begins his descent toward the ground. Three others seem to bypass the Germans in the trench. Battle of Verdun, Feb-December, 1916.

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. Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, World War One, First World, Ww1 Tanks, Flanders Field, Vietnam, War Photography, War Machine

WW1 ditched tank

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Germans sporting pith helmets in their well-protected trenches on Belgian frontier aiming their guns at enemies through haystacks during WWI. World War One, First World, Ww1 Soldiers, Ap World History, History Online, German Army, Military History, Tolkien, Warfare

The 20th Century

Spanning two world wars, a great depression, and even a moon landing, there was no shortage of conflict and excitement in the 20th century. Find resources, biographies, and timelines to help you understand this period and all its heroes and villains.

An episode in Walachia, Romania. (Der Weltkrieg im Bild/Upper Austrian Federal State Library) World War I in Photos: Animals at War - The Atlantic Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, Military Photos, Military History, Military Dogs, World War One, First World, History Magazine, World History

World War I in Photos: Animals at War

Animals were used in World War I on a scale never before seen—and never again repeated. Horses by the millions were put in service as cavalry mounts and beasts of burden, but they were not the only animals active in the war. Mules, dogs, camels, and pigeons all played vital roles, as well as many others—all at great risk, and with heavy cost.

Harnessed dogs pull a British Army machine gun and ammo, These weapons could weigh as much as 150 pounds. World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I - The Atlantic Military Working Dogs, Military Dogs, Military Photos, Military History, War Dogs, World War One, First World, British Army, Service Dogs

Harnessed dogs pull a British Army machine gun and ammo, 1914. These weapons could weigh as much as 150 pounds. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)

The remains of Baron Manfred von Richthofen’s Fokker Dr.I triplane under the guard of AFC No. 3 Squadron (April Via the Australian War Memorial Manfred Von Richthofen, World War One, First World, Fokker Dr1, Historia Universal, Colorized Photos, Colorized History, Flying Ace, War Image

In the early hours of the 22nd April, the remains of Manfred von Richthofen and his 'Red' Fokker Triplane were retrieved from the landing site and bought to the aerodrome of No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps.

WWI christmas truce 1914 history the great war Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, British Army Uniform, British Soldier, British Uniforms, Ww1 Soldiers, Wwi, World War One, First World

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