The Who's Who of WWI http://www.rosettabooks.com/?s=Churchill

Political map of Who's Who in World War I [infographic

Reference: History: Oxford University Press Releases Whos Who in the Outbreak of First World War Political Map/Infographic (Free)

Over ninety years ago during World War I, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of No-Man’s Land and shook hands. This was the Christmas cease fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

During the Christmas Truce of German and British soldiers play a game of soccer in the “no man’s land” between trenches. Not an actual photo from the event, but you get the picture.

A Red Cross nurse writes down the last words of a British soldier, WWI. Paul Thompson

A Red Cross nurse takes down the last words of a British soldier. 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

Helmets/Hats/Caps of World War I

lostsplendor: Hats of the European Armies, c. WWI (via) I thought these were marching band hats for a moment.

In July, 1917, a new scheme for warning the people of London of impending air raids was adopted. When enemy aircraft were approaching, policemen with a notice warning passers-by to “take cover” went out on bicycles, blowing their whistles to attract attention. When all danger had passed, Boy Scouts went round blowing bugles.

The Bicycle. In July, a new scheme for warning the people of London of impending air raids was adopted. When enemy aircraft were approaching, policemen with a notice warning passers-by to “take cover”

Large World War One photograph of British & Indian Sikh soldier group in front of the Sphinx, Egypt, 23cm x 28cm. Circa 1914/1918.

Large World War One photograph of British & Indian Sikh soldier group in front of the Sphinx, Egypt, x Circa

In the Trenches... World War I

Writing at desk in German dugout, c. WWI (by drakegoodman) At least you& not doing your finals in a trench.

Pinterest
Search