Category: ww1

French troops at the rifle grenade practise …

French troops at the rifle grenade practise at Coxyde Bains, 29 January 1917.

Lieutenant Grotard of the French 43rd Infant…

Lieutenant Grotard of the French 43rd Infantry Division with his grenade thrower “La Grotadine” at Chalons-sur-Vesle, 21 February 1916.

“Couldn’t you give me something to relieve my …

“Couldn’t you give me something to relieve my pain? Just to relieve
my pain.”
There was always the same anxious whisper: “Oh, give me something
to relieve my pain.”

July 1918, France, American medic tending to wounded soldiers
The AEF in Print: An Anthology of American Journalism in World War I
Photo: July 19-20 1918, First Aid Post, Batlle of Soissons sector, American medic tending to
a wounded soldier.

Jul 20 1918 “Group of officers of the 39…

Jul 20 1918 “Group of officers of the 39th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, including the Commanding Officer (seated, third from the left). Rombly” https://t.co/Z20D1WXfwQ https://t.co/LPEaM7s2cl http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1020071511162466304

Photo taken Jul 20 1918 “Capture of Mete…

Photo taken Jul 20 1918 “Capture of Meteren by the 9th Division, 19th July 1918. Soldier of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers in a captured German machine gun emplacement” https://t.co/aVLWWAJwQt https://t.co/GWN0xZHkMq http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1020071240189394944

NZ Observer Jul 20 1918 British officer shocke…

NZ Observer Jul 20 1918
British officer shocked when he is saluted by a “colonial”
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NZ Thames Star Jul 20 1918 ALL FOR THIS! Terri…

NZ Thames Star Jul 20 1918
ALL FOR THIS!
Terrible Heavy Casualties, No Gains
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Jul 20 1918 Imperial German Navy Type UB III s…

Jul 20 1918 Imperial German Navy Type UB III sub SM UB-124 depth charged and damaged in the Atlantic off the coast of Ireland. She was consequently scuttled with the loss of 2 of her crew. She had 1 kill, United Kingdom troopship Justicia https://t.co/BLqAdLM0js https://t.co/mTLcHulmfu http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1020067749337358336

Jul 19 1918 British troopship Justicia damaged…

Jul 19 1918 British troopship Justicia damaged in the Atlantic Ocean off Malin Head, County Donegal by SM UB-64 She was taken in tow but was torpedoed and sunk next day (55°38′N 7°39′W) by SM UB-124 with the loss of 10 of her crew https://t.co/BLqAdLM0js https://t.co/LtEsIcKSJO http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1020065540725923840

French soldiers, amongst them Chasseurs Alpi…

French soldiers, amongst them Chasseurs Alpins, manning motor searchlights, 22 February 1916.