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Royal Garrison Artillery soldiers carry duck board across the frozen Somme. More 1 million men were killed or wounded in the Battle of the Somme

Members of a Royal Garrison Artillery of the British Army carry duck-boards across the frozen Somme canal at Frise, March 1917 photo by Lt. J W Brooke/IWM/Getty Images. 2014 photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

A British six inch gun, operated by the Royal Garrison Artillery, is fired during the Battle of Albert, the key opening phase of the Battle of the Somme. The 6 inch gun was originally a naval gun, adapted for use by the army during World War I. The British generals believed a huge 'creeping barrage' in the days before July 1, 1916 had destroyed the German positions. Their optimism was hopelessly misplaced

French fields show signs of battle which claimed 300,000 lives

The landscape may have healed but the scars of the Battle of the Somme are still visible in the French countryside 100 years later.

A 12-inch howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery is prepared for action near Aveluy Wood, 26 September 1916.

Battle of Thiepval, Sept A 12 inch howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery, WWI © IWM

West Virginia Mine Photos

West Virginia Mine Photos

Advancing Past Enemy Corpse, Korean War, 1950 | LIFE in the Korean War: Classic Photos by David Douglas Duncan | LIFE.com

David Douglas Duncan—Life Magazine American Marines race past a dead enemy soldier in Korea, September 1950

9.2 howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action in Somme, 1916.

scrapironflotilla: “ howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action in Somme, ”

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People shelter and sleep on the platform and on the train tracks, in Aldwych Underground Station, London, after sirens sounded to warn of German bombing raids, on October 1940

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 916) 12-inch Mark IX gun on railway mounting in action; Meaulte, September 1916.

Sept Somme: 12 inch Mark IX gun of the Royal Garrison Artillery on…

Stripped gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery loading a 12-inch gun (named Bunty) at Louez, 19 May 1918.

gun (named “Bunty”) and its Royal Garrison Artillery crew at Louez, 19 May © IWM (Q

Two German soldiers lying dead outside of a concrete bunker captured by Allied forces after the Battle of the Menin Road, Belgium, 1917. Animated stereoview.

Two German soldiers lying dead outside of a concrete bunker captured by Allied forces after the Battle of the Menin Road, Belgium, Animated stereoview.

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American troops frantically wave after returning home from France. New Jersey, LIFE - Overloaded

WWI; An artillery horse used for transporting ammunition to the guns and its unidentified Australian driver on a duckboard track between Mametz and Montauban. December, 1916.

An artillery horse used for transporting ammunition to the guns and its unidentified Australian driver on a duckboard track between Mametz and Montauban, December 1916 (b/w photo)

Gunner J Orr  1 (Kent) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery  Gunner Orr enlisted in June 1915 and was killed at Ypres on 10 September 1917. He is buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery. Photograph presented by his sister, Miss E Orr of Glasgow.

Gunner J Orr 1 (Kent) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner Orr enlisted in June 1915 and was killed at Ypres on 10 September He is buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery. Photograph presented by his sister, Miss E Orr of Glasgow.

WW1, Battle of the Somme, August 1916. Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery…

Battle of the Somme, August Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery…

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