British troops coming out of the trenches. Guillemont, Somme.

scrapironflotilla: British troops coming out of the trenches near Guillemont, 27 November

British troops coming out of the trenches. Guillemont, Somme.

scrapironflotilla: British troops coming out of the trenches near Guillemont, 27 November

World War I, French Renault tanks moving to the front, 1917

World War I, French Renault Tanks Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

WWI Tommy and his Dog.  This super picture was done by the artist Stanley L Wood.  His illustrations of the Anglo-Boer War appeared in ‘Black & White’ and ‘Black & White Budget’. He also worked for ‘War Illustrated’ during World War I.  We feature many of these titles within our Historic Library of Forces War Records, why not have a look and see what you can find..!

WWI Tommy and his Dog. This super picture was done by the artist Stanley L Wood.

British infantry uniform ww1

British uniform: the classic uniform consisted of a thick, khaki woolen tunic with multiple pockets; khaki woolen trousers and wool undergarments as well

British infantry uniform ww1

British uniform: the classic uniform consisted of a thick, khaki woolen tunic with multiple pockets; khaki woolen trousers and wool undergarments as well

Colour and Life in a Devastated Landscape:   German soldiers carrying ladders through trenches in a smashed up wood on the Ypres Salient battlefield, 1915.  In the fighting zones the devastation caused to the landscape created a wasteland of churned up soil, smashed up woods, fields and streams. Few elements of the natural world could survive except for the soldiers who had little choice but to live in an underground network of holes, tunnels and trenches. In most cases the only living…

Colour and Life in a Devastated Landscape: German soldiers carrying ladders through trenches in a smashed up wood on the Ypres Salient battlefield,

Colour and Life in a Devastated Landscape:   German soldiers carrying ladders through trenches in a smashed up wood on the Ypres Salient battlefield, 1915.  In the fighting zones the devastation caused to the landscape created a wasteland of churned up soil, smashed up woods, fields and streams. Few elements of the natural world could survive except for the soldiers who had little choice but to live in an underground network of holes, tunnels and trenches. In most cases the only living…

Colour and Life in a Devastated Landscape: German soldiers carrying ladders through trenches in a smashed up wood on the Ypres Salient battlefield,

WW1: French soldiers carrying food pass by two British KIAs somewhere on the Western Front, 1915. Life was cheap in the great bloodbaths of WW1's trench warfare, with senior commanders on both sides finding little room to observe tactics sensitive to the need to reduce casualties. The war literally consumed two generations of European men.

French soldiers carrying food pass by two British KIAs somewhere on the Western Front,

"Prisoners of war often carried the wounded. In this photo, taken during the Battle of Amiens in 1918, both the German prisoners and the Canadian wounded wear gas masks. Gas warfare became increasingly common and more dangerous as the war progressed. Wounded soldiers, often weak or unconscious, were especially vulnerable because they could not don their respirators."

“ World War I Photograph, “Battle of Amiens.” ” Prisoners of war often carried the wounded. In this photo, taken during the Battle of Amiens in both the German prisoners and the Canadian wounded.

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