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.

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

1917 Ambulance, World War One ~ Dave Mills ~

This is an example of a United States military ambulance used in World War One.It is remarkably good shape for being almost 100 years old.

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.

Kitchen in the trench. WW1

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Ambulance Drill. World War 1.

Ambulance Drill National Museum of Health and Medicine United States of America Photographs World War I

"A crater caused by the explosion of 19 mines placed underneath German positions near Messines in West Flanders by the British on June 7, 1917. A total of about 10,000 soldiers died, amongst them almost all of the 3rd Royal Bavarian Division. The blast was one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions of all times and was audible in Dublin and London." R. Schultz Collection / The Image Works. Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I.

A crater caused by the explosion of 19 mines placed underneath German positions near Messines in West Flanders by the British on June

WW1, 1917. Italian artillery retreating in the face of an Austrian advance. Italian soldiers pitch their gun over a mountain precipice into the valley below. © Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans Picture Library/ Yooniq Images.

Italian artillery retreating in the face of an Austrian advance. Italian soldiers pitch their gun over a mountain precipice into the valley below. © Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans Picture Library/ Yooniq Images.

German soldier on sentry duty in a well-constructed trench on the Somme battlefield, 1916.

German soldier on sentry duty in a well-constructed trench on the Somme battlefield, 1916

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