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The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

British soldiers enjoy possession of a newly captured German trench, pointing to a sign which says “Old Hun Line”.

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

British soldiers negotiating a shell-cratered winter landscape along the Somme in late 1916 after the close of the Allied offensive. | The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

A soldier’s comrades watching him as he sleeps, Thievpal, France. | The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

German troops wearing gas masks and throwing hand grenades, 23 Apr || The Most Powerful Images Of World War I. Looking at pictures from the time period can draw questions from the class and is a great learning tool for students to remember information.

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

WWI: Massed German prisoners of war at a clearing station after the successful Allied offensive near Amiens in Northern France, which began on the August General Ludendorff described it as ‘The Black Day of the German Army’. - Found via Buzzfeed

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Friday 1 July 2016 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos fro...

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

sergeant, wrapped in his greatcoat against the cold, reading a notice nailed to a tree. It reads: “Kindness to animals. 500 horses lamed weekly by nails dropped on roads and horse lines by cookers carrying firewood with nails left in. Please remove nails.

WWI: Animals At War

November 1915: A member of the Canadian Cavalry waters the horses at camp during World War I. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)