World War I (or the First World War, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1) was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Known as the Great War or “the war to end all wars” it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel.
Hello everyone! Welcome back to our channel. And for today we are gonna show you some Rare and Authentic World War I Photos.
But before we start. I want you to take a look at this picture carefully. Do you know what’s so special about this photo? Well, find out at the end of this post. Now, let’s dive in.
-Hundred Days Offensive- This was the largest and bloodiest operation which brought and end to World War I
-Mother and Child- It pains me to see this photo, especially when there’s nothing you can do in this kind of situation.
-Russian Soldiers – These soldiers hunker down in a rearguard trench as they are anticipating a German attack
– Mills Hand Grenades – Inspected by a female worker in a british factory in 1914
-Basilica at Saint Quentin
-Royal Army Medical Corps – These men search the packs of the British dead for letters and effects to be sent to relatives
-Film Crew – These soldiers captured the action that took place in western front in 1917
-Female Munition Workers- Munitions workers played a crucial role in the First World War.
-British Prisoner and German Soldiers – this prisoner was wounded and supported by the two soldiers
-Break time – German troops smoke and read during a break in the fighting.
-15 inch naval gun – As you can see there’s a female worker. inside, she’s cleaning the rifling
-Trench- An aerial photo of an old reserve trench near the Somme River
-Announcing of the Armistice. This was in November 11,1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
-Blinded British Troops – British troops blinded by tear gas stand in line at a medical station
-Female Controller – A controller of vehicles for the tramways. They worked 51 hours per week
-A wreckage of a tank
– Skulls and bones
-A soldier kisses a woman/ well, would you look at that. This was during a homecoming parade at the end of World War I
So before I end this video as I mentioned earlier I’m gonna answer the questionWhat do you think is so special abou this photo? Well, She is Anna Coleman Ladd, The Sculptor Who Created Masks For Mutilated World War I Soldiers
How about you guys? IF YOU WERE ONE OF THE SOLDIERS, WHAT WOULD YOU WANT TO DO BEFORE THE WAR?
Leave your answers in the comment section below.