Private of the Royal Irish Rifles, taken prisoner by the Germans

Private of the Royal Irish Rifles, taken prisoner by the Germans. The German Spring Offensive, March - July

Second Lieutenant Walter Tull was the first black British Army officer; served in WWI

Campaign launched for Britain's first black army officer to be honoured with Military Cross for bravery during the First World War

World War I: Second Lieutenant Walter Tull was the first black British Army officer; served in WWI

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

Q The Third Battle of the Aisne. French and British troops marching back together through Passy-sur-Marne 29 May

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918  Battle of the Lys: Men from a battalion of the 55th Division marching through Béthune, Pas-de-Calais, France on their way back from the trenches for rest, 10 April 1918.  (Source © IWM Q 342) Consolé, Armando (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer)

British Division troops marching through Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, France, on their way back from the front 10 April

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

Masses of British prisoners captured during the Spring Offensive, March-April 1918.

Q Masses of British prisoners captured during the Spring Offensive March-April

Italian Campaign, Spring 1945: vehicles of the 81st Reconnaissance Squadron of the 1st Armored Division, US Army, ford a stream on the outskirts of Vergato, a little town 42 km South Bologna, at this time situated on the Gothic Line’s sector, and near completely destroyed during the Spring offensive of Allied forces in Northern Italy towards Bologna and the Po Valley. Victor Sierra

Vehicles of the Recon. Squadron of the Armored Div., ford a stream on the outskirts of Vergato, Italy enroute to Bologna, during the Spring offensive of the Army in Northern Italy.

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

Q The Third Battle of the Aisne. German infantry reserves advancing towards the front line during the assault on the Chemin des Dames.

Afghanistan Braces for Tough Fighting Season as Taliban Announces Spring Offensive

Afghanistan Braces for Tough Fighting Season as Taliban Announces Spring Offensive

'Jihad against the aggressive and usurping infidel army is a holy obligation upon our necks,' said a Taliban statement, as they announced the start of this year's fighting season.

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

Q Battle of the Lys. French Cavalrymen passing through Hesdin while British troops looking on.

World War I Spring Offensive, also known as the Ludendorff Offensive (Kaiser's Battle). 1,539,715 total casualties.

Top 10 Deadliest Battles of World War I

World War I Spring Offensive, also known as the Ludendorff Offensive (Kaiser's Battle).

THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, MARCH-JULY 1918

scrapironflotilla: “ The Third Battle of the Aisne. French infantry coming back through Passy-sur-Marne pass British regimental band resting by the roadside, 29 May ”

The Taliban in Afghanistan vowed on Saturday to start a new campaign of mass suicide attacks on foreign military bases and diplomatic areas, as well as damaging insider attacks, as part of a new spring offensive this year.

Taliban vow suicide and "insider" attacks in new spring offensive

US Lt. Col: ‘We fund terrorists, if those terrorists serve our purposes’

Mekong Delta, South Vietnam, 1972. Australian cameraman Neil Davis resting while on patrol with South Vietnamese troops during the Communists' Spring offensive.

Mekong Delta, South Vietnam, Australian cameraman Neil Davis resting while on patrol with South Vietnamese troops during the Communists' Spring offensive.

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