Category: german army

French prisoners carrying German wounded on …

French prisoners carrying German wounded on stretchers on their way to German captivity while being filmed by a German cameraman, c1917.

A wrecked German position near Honnebeke du…

A wrecked German position near Honnebeke during the Battle of Menin Road Ridge after British artillery preparation, 20 September 1917. The position was described as “straffed to ‘ell’”.  

It’s hard to see in without zooming in but body in the foreground has a shell fragment the size of a football embedded in his chest.

British, French, American and Australian sol…

British, French, American and Australian soldier with a German prisoner reading President Wilson’s message to the Kaiser at Corbie, 24 October 1918.

German prisoners arriving at an Australian d…

German prisoners arriving at an Australian divisional POW camp in motor lorries. Near Acheux, July 1916.

A German signal station on Mont de l’Hospice j…

A German signal station on Mont de l’Hospice just outside Locre, one and a half miles west of Kemmel Hill, April 1918.

German soldiers on look-out duty in an armoure…

German soldiers on look-out duty in an armoured sentry post,  c1917.

German troops digging trenches around Argonne,…

German troops digging trenches around Argonne, November 1915.

A German Minenwerfer crew in their emplacement…

A German Minenwerfer crew in their emplacement in a front line trench. Polder Sector, German Naval Corps, c1916.

Troops of the 246th Wurttemberg Reserve Infa…

Troops of the 246th Wurttemberg Reserve Infantry Regiment emerging from their dugouts upon receiving the alarm signal. Albert, May 1918.

German stormtrooper training around Sedan, 1…

German stormtrooper training around Sedan, 1917.