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#Infographic of #WorldWar I #WW1. The Great War. Decisive battles of the war.      Military-research.co.uk   - http://www.military-research.co.uk/great-war-overview/

#Infographic of #WorldWar I #WW1. The Great War. Decisive battles of the war. Military-research.co.uk - http://www.military-research.co.uk/great-war-overview/

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WWI; Sappers builing a mine gallery at the front in Flanders. -Getty

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This photo was taken during the Blitz on London. St Paul's Cathedral is seen through the flames and smoke of blazing buildings. One of my favourite photographs of all time.

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This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly. As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

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from Mail Online

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

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The Lochnagar Crater in Somme, France is a privately owned crater made during World War I. It was purchased by Richard Dunning in 1978 with the aim of preserving the site.

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WWI, Nov 1916, Somme; Serving coffee to wounded, Hamel. Battle of the Ancre. ©IWM

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