Category: WWI History

Six extraordinary Indian stories from World Wa…

Six extraordinary Indian stories from World War One: undefined

Pfc Edward McCarver, 808th Stevedore Battalion…

Pfc Edward McCarver, 808th Stevedore Battalion, dances on roller skates for his comrades at Base Section 2, Bordeaux, November 5 1918. (NARA)(Erik Villard)(EUCMH)(HD)(074)

New York soldiers from the 27th Division try on captured German personal armor at Corbie, France, November 4 1918. (NARA)(Erik Villard)(EUCMH)(HD)(072)

Oct 1918 “Troops of the 12th Battalion, …

Oct 1918 “Troops of the 12th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (35th Division) cooking in dixies by a stranded Mark IV Tank. Note a French cavalry column passing along a road. French troops are also by the tank. Menin Road” – IWM (Q 11401)

Oct 18 1918 “Troops of the 8th Battalion…

Oct 18 1918 “Troops of the 8th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment (57th British Division, XI Corps), swarmed by local children, entering Lille” –

IWM (Q 9579)

Aug 30 1918 “German Mauser 1918 T-Gewehr anti-…

Aug 30 1918 “German Mauser 1918 T-Gewehr anti-tank rifle ammunition compared with British service rifle ammunition (left). Neulette 

IWM (Q 9290)


A captured German Mauser 1918 T-Gewehr anti-tank rifle compared with a British Lee-Enfield rifle. 

IWM (Q 9289)

Aug 25 1918 “Battle traffic seen at Grev…

Aug 25 1918 “Battle traffic seen at Grevillers … Mark V tanks with British and New Zealand infantry moving forward after the capture of Grevillers”

Creator Aitken, Thomas Keith (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer)

IWM (Q 11262)

Aug 8 1918  A British Mark V tank (B56, 9003)…

Aug 8 1918 

A British Mark V tank (B56, 9003) of the 2 Battalion, Tank Corps crossing the ditch at the side of a road at Lamotte-en-Santerre

IWM (Q 68975)

IWM (Q 107828)

IWM (Q 65534)

IWM (Q 106497)

Jul 14 1918 “War graves of airmen near H…

Jul 14 1918 “War graves of airmen near Hesdin. In several cases damaged four bladed propellers are used as headstones” – 

IWM (Q 12095)

IWM (Q 29585) “Interior of captured Germ…

IWM (Q 29585) “Interior of captured German tank showing position of one of the machine gunners”
Colourised by Doug

greatwar-1914:German machine-gunners move thro…

greatwar-1914:

German machine-gunners move through a destroyed house. June 1918.

The Operation Gneisenau. A German MG 08 machine gun section advancing to take up new positions in the ruins of a house on the Montdidier – Noyon sector of the front, June 1918

IWM (Q 55349)

Colorized RCandeias