1.ère Guerre Mondiale / WW1
Manfred von Richthofen (1892 – 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.
WWI French Soldier with dog both wearing Gas Masks.
Ford 1916 Model T Field Ambulance. This canvas on wood frame model was used extensively by the British & French as well as the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Its top speed was 45 mph (72 km/h), produced by a 4-cylinder water-cooled engine pinned by heywardhouse.org
A hero.... Sgt. Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He was in the trenches in France for 18 months, survived being gassed and went on to warn his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. After the war, he was the Georgetown Hoyas’ mascot.
unknown russian ensign, Northwestern Front
Oil painting by artist James Montgomery Flagg. This was the original artwork for a World War I Navy recruiting poster. It was photographed following restoration in 1986. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.