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WWI, Nov 1916, Somme, Battle of the Ancre: British soldier of a working party resting, Mametz-Contalmaison road. ©IWM

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WWI, 1916; Wounded British and German soldiers waiting to be evacuated, Battle of the Somme, circa September 1916

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A German Tank of WW1.  These monsters with a crew of 16 from 6 corps were first encountered by Australian troops at Villers-Bretoneux.

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This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly. As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

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Stunning WWI photography that is both devastating and otherworldly (42 Photos)

An Australian machine gunner has fixed his Lewis gun bipod on a tree stump and opens fire on German planes, Aug 1918. His feeder is ready with another pan magazine. The Lewis was quite effective against WW1 planes and their light structures.

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