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BRITISH INFANTRY GO OVER THE TOP

Up and at 'em! British soldiers go into action, but the man in the foreground has fallen before even leaving the trench. Note the reinforced concrete bunkers in the background which have already suffered heavy artillery pounding

World War I -- German soldiers in a trench manning a machine gun.

World War I in Photos: Global Conflict

German machine gun in action You are viewing an unusual image of German machine gun in action in the Trenches in World War I. The image shows German machine gun in action.

Una exposición en el Centro Cultural Borges recoge 100 fotografías tomadas durante el conflicto bélico, cuando se cumple un siglo de su inicio. Fotogalería

Una exposición en el Centro Cultural Borges recoge 100 fotografías tomadas durante el conflicto bélico, cuando se cumple un siglo de su inicio. Fotogalería

Western Front 1916. break in the fighting in the German shooters graves. The soldiers fall asleep on the spot.

Western Front break in the fighting in the German shooters graves. The soldiers fall asleep on the spot. Love this photo.

The social effects of WW1 were terrible on society. 8.5 million soldiers were killed, 13 million civilians died, and 21.2 million soldiers were wounded. It nearly wiped out a generation.

The living conditions were horrid. There were rats running through out the trenches.

Wounded British and Belgium soldiers retreating from Mons during World War I.

1914 - British and Belgium soldiers retreating from Mons - Three Lions/Getty Images

French Casualties.

A destroyed French machine-gun nest during the Battle of Verdun.

Jan 28 1918 Sentry of the ¼th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in a sap-head at Givenchy IWM (Q 6473)

Jan 28 1918 Sentry of the ¼th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in a sap-head at Givenchy IWM (Q 6473)

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Highland Territorials in a trench [La Gorgue, France], August I know these soldiers would have been very proud of their uniform, but a kilt just doesn’t seem like the most practical uniform to wear in a trench.

A sniper of the 6th Battalion, the York and Lancaster Regiment, 32nd Brigade comes out of his post in a front line trench at Cambrin, 6th February, 1918. (© IWM Q 8454)

A sniper of the Battalion, the York and Lancaster Regiment, Brigade comes out of his post in a front line trench at Cambrin, February, (Coloured by Doug UK)

Exhausted Australian soldiers pose for a candid photograph in the captured Turkish trenches at Lone Pine, Gallipoli Peninsula, on the afternoon of the 6 August 1915.

Exhausted Australian soldiers pose for a candid photograph in the captured Turkish trenches at Lone Pine, Gallipoli Peninsula, on the afternoon of the 6 August

A trench on the WW1 battlefield of Verdun. These fights went on for so long, without any movement in the front lines, that soldiers were literally fighting on top of the decomposing corpses of comrades who died there before.

Roads to the Great War: Verdun in Detail: 21 February - 18 December 1916

VERDUN 1916-2016: French soldier smokes a cigarette, standing near the bodies of several soldiers, near Souain, France, ca. 1916

VERDUN French soldier smokes a cigarette, standing near the bodies of several soldiers, near Souain, France, ca.

L'armée française dans la grande guerre entre 1916 et 1918. Entretien des tranchées.

French soldiers performing maintenance on the trenches near St Mihiel during the Battle of Verdun,

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