clio_historia (clio_historia) wrote,
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Первая Мировая война в фотографиях.

Irish Guards at the Battle of Pilckem Ridge_1916





A composite image of Wilhelm II with German generals



A German soldier on a barrel of captured French heavy flat trajectory gun with which Laon was bombarded, June 1918



Clowns "Shrapnel" and "Sturm ritz" perform in a circus arranged by the Regiment de Marche d'Afrique at Salonika, Febraury 1916



12 inch howitzer on railway mounting of the 89th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery being prepared for action; near Dickebusch, 14th June 1916



Humorous photograph of Canadian troops with captured German equipment. Sergeant on the left is forcing his colleague to eat a potato (?) at the gun point. He is holding a German Luger pistol and the soldier on the right created a little peak of sand on the top of his helmet to imitate a pickelhaube. Near Poperinghe, 14th June 1916



Canadian troops being issued with a tea ration from their field kitchen; near Poperinghe, 14th June 1916. They wearing captured German headware - feldmutzen and stahlmelms. The soldier in the foreground created a little peak of sand on the top of his helmet to imitate a pickelhaube



A German (or captured French) concrete pill box in St. Amentia (?), with the humourous French-German inscription "Estaminet zur blauen Bohne - The Blue Bean Tavern"

























































































Officers of the 3rd Battalion of Vânători de milked; head wear the traditional Basque troops from the Romanian mountains






Despatch dog brings hot rations and bullets to WWI soldiers holding on to an outlying German position



Photographs depicting soldiers in World War One posing with the dogs they kept as pets and messengers have been uncovered, including this one of a Staff Sergeant (Horse Farrier) of the Army Service Corps (ASC) with the Corps pet dogs, Hissy and Jack, in France in 1916



Dogs performed a number of vital roles for soldiers, acting as scouts and seeking out the wounded. The animals were highly regarded by their owners, such as Officers, Warrant Officers, Staff Sergeants, of the Army Service Corps (ASC) who pose with their company dog in 1917



Dogs were quicker, more agile and smaller making them efficient messengers during World War One, like this dog pictured in France in 1918



The 209th (Norfolk) Field Company, Royal Engineers, of the 34th Division, pose with their dog - a vital member of the team during the war



Dogs are seen as man's best friend and were treated with respect during the war, seated for tea with two German officers in 1917





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