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Douaumont Ossuary During the 300 days of the 1916 Battle of Verdun approximately 230,000 soldiers died. The Douaumont Ossuary was built as a memorial to the battle and contains the remains of at least 130,000 of those who died in Verdun. Verdun, France


40 maps that explain World War I

40 maps that will explain WWI

More than 80,482 British Indian soldiers died in Ist World War (1914-18) according to the register of Common Wealth War Grave Commission.

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Sobering Images Show Famous World War I Battle Sites A Century Later

world war i battlefields 100 years later michael st maur sheil (3) Newfoundland Memorial Park Beaumont-Hamel, France

Flanders Field, WWI. Flanders Field American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War I cemetery on the southeast edge of the town of Waregem, Belgium. The memorial was designed by architect Paul Cret.

Australian soldier sitting in the Mud with his head in his hand on the Western front, World War I

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

The Who's Who of WWI

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Ghosts of Gallipoli: Evocative images released on Anzac Day show Allied troops contemplating the ridges they would die in droves failing to capture

On their way: Australians soldiers embarking at Melbourne to fight in World War One in December 1914. Some 8,000 Australian soldiers died at Gallipoli

Gallipoli - World War I is one of the most painful periods in Australian history. The campaign was the first major battle undertaken by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and is often considered to mark the birth of national consciousness in both of these countries. Anzac Day, 25 April, remains the most significant commemoration of military casualties and veterans in Australia and New Zealand, surpassing Armistice Day/Remembrance Day. #dayna_trueman #yankinaustralia…

Up Front portraits | Australian War Memorial / "During the First World War many Australian soldiers travelled overseas for the first time..."