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Troops of "C" Company, 1/2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment in their trenches in the Bizet area, April 1915, shortly before the battalion moved up to participate in the Second Battle of Ypres, where it suffered heavy casualties.  Byrde, Evelyn H. (Photographer) (Source - © IWM Q 107840)

Troops of "C" Company, 1/2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment in their trenches in the Bizet area, April 1915, shortly before the battalion moved up to participate in the Second Battle of Ypres, where it suffered heavy casualties. Byrde, Evelyn H. (Photographer) (Source - © IWM Q 107840)

Breath-taking photos depicting the agony and ecstasy of the end of First World War have been brought to life in colour for the first time to coincide with

4th Bn, Worcestershire Reg (29th Division) with wire cutters attached to rifles June 27 1916

Q Troops of the Battalion Worcestershire Regiment Division) resting on their way to the trenches. Note wire cutters attached to rifles;

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 8461)   A stokes mortar and emplacement manned by the 6th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Cambrin, 6 February, 1918.

A Stokes 3 inch trench mortar and emplacement manned by a battery from the West Yorkshire Regiment at Cambrin in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of of February 1918

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916 12th (Labour) Battalion, the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment), broadening a road at Fricourt, outside the 48th (South Midland) Divisional Headquarters.

The Battle of the Somme,

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916 - Men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, their rifles stacked nearby, lying exhausted in the grass in a rear area.

scrapironflotilla: “ Men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, their rifles stacked nearby, lying exhausted in the grass in a rear area, July ”

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)

9-1917-10-0-A2-C British soldiers repulsing attacks by German troops, October 1917: In the firing line at Passchendaele, we repulse repeated...

British soldiers repulsing attacks by German troops, October In the firing line at Passchendaele, we repulse repeated.

WW1. British troops taking rolls of barbed wire to the Front line at the Somme in 1916. Colour by Callan Chevin.

British troops taking rolls of barbed wire to the Front line at the Somme in Colour by Callan Chevin.

Battle of Caporetto: Dead Italian troops, killed in a gas attack by German troops, on the heights of Tolmein, November 1917.

historicaltimes: “ Battle of Caporetto: Dead Italian troops, killed in a gas attack by German troops, on the heights of Tolmein, November Continua a leggere ”

Battle of Cambrai. 4th Battalion Gordons (51st Division) crossing a trench. Ribecourt, 20 November, 1917

Troops of the Battalion, Gordon Highlanders Division) crossing a trench. Ribecourt, North of Compiegne, 20 November, 1917 during the Battle of Cambrai.

Medical orderlies tend to the wounded in a trench during the Battle of Courcelette (part of the Somme Offensive) in mid-September 1916. The soldiers are supposedly Canadians. This photo shows one particularly famous unknown soldier whose cropped photo has been posted and printed many times: I’m talking about the man crouching and smiling at the camera. The most sympathetic descriptions of this man’s mental state simply point out that he is a victim of shell shock.

Canadian soldiers receive medical treatment, including a troop on the left with shell shock, after the battle of Courcelette- Courcelette, France 1916 Image source: George Metcalf Archival Collection

British tanks maneuvering trenches during the Battle of Cambrai. France, 1917.

British Tank Rolling over Trench: Members of the British Royal Navy maneuver a tank, or "landship," over a trench during the 1917 Battle of Cambrai, one of the first successful uses of the tank in World War I.

Victory at a price: The troops had to endure terrible trench conditions and heavy casualties before taking Passchendaele

Incredible photos show Battle of Passchendaele in colour, 100 years on

Remarkable colourised images reveal the incredible struggle endured by British troops in the doomed Passchendaele offensive of July-November 1917

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