The incredibly beautiful profile of doomed English mountaineer Andrew 'Sandy' Comyn Irvine (1902 - 1924) who took part in the third British expedition to Mount Everest. Both he and his climbing partner George Mallory disappeared near the summit. Mallory's body was found years later but Irvine's remains still have to be discovered.
British mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, both members of the Mount Everest expeditions in 1922 and 1924, are seen at base camp in Nepal. The pair was preparing to climb the peak of Mount Everest in June of 1924. It is the last image of the men before they disappeared on the mountain.
While trench warfare had a considerable human cost, it was an effective way of holding the line of battle. Unfortunately, it left many battles in a constant stalemate. The trenches of the Allied and Central powers stretched across eastern France, extending from Belgium, through France to Switzerland. (British trenches on top left, German trenches on top/bottom right)