Category: french army

French troops in a look-out post in the fron…

French troops in a look-out post in the front line trenches at the Hurtebise Farm near Craonnelle (Aisne), 12 September 1917.

British and French soldier in conversation a…

British and French soldier in conversation at the entrance to a dugout at Bernafay Wood, 13 October 1916.

Half section of French troops arriving at th…

Half section of French troops arriving at the old German front line trenches near Bois de Buttes near Berry-au-Bac, 19 September 1917.

It looks awesome, moving up through all that smashed wire but given the guys casually strolling along at the back I’d think this is likely posed.

French troops resting by an old communicatio…

French troops resting by an old communication trench in the ruined main street of Norroy-les-Pont-a-Mousson, 24 March 1918.

Men of the 20th British Division and the 22n…

Men of the 20th British Division and the 22nd French Division in hastily dug rifle pits covering a road, Nesle sector, 25th March 1918.

That guy looking at the camera though, eyebrow and moustache game on point.

French officer in communication trench on No…

French officer in communication trench on Notre Dame de Lorette Ridge examining the foot sticking out from wall of trench. August 1915.

French dead in a captured trench on the heig…

French dead in a captured trench on the height of Mareuil-sur-Ourcq during the Third Battle of the Aisne, June 1918.

French soldier walking in a trench in devastat…

French soldier walking in a trench in devastated terrain of the Somme, c1917.

A British gunner visits some trench gunners …

A British gunner visits some trench gunners at their gun position near Amiens, 21 April 1918.

French crew of a 240mm trench mortar warming…

French crew of a 240mm trench mortar warming up by a stove in their position near Nieuport, c1915.