WW1,WW2 PHOTOS & FILMS    Sherman tanks carry infantry forward for the start of Operation 'Goodwood', 18 July 1944.

PHOTOS & FILMS Sherman tanks carry infantry forward for the start of Operation 'Goodwood', 18 July

Prince Charles lays a wreath at the Cenotaph in George Square, Glasgow on the 100th Anniversary of the start of WW1. His Grandfather, then Prince Albert, served on the HMS Collingwood, and saw action at the inconclusive Battle of Juteland in May 1916. His father Prince Philip fought in the Navy during WW2 and the Queen joined the ATS at 18.

'Lights Out' ends day of WW1 events

Prince Charles lays a wreath at the Cenotaph in George Square, Glasgow on the…

WW1. French Poilu 1914

WW1. French Poilu 1914

Prince William addressed the ceremony to commemorate 100 years since Britain joined World War I at Liege in Belgium.

'Lights Out' ends day of WW1 events

Prince William speaking in Liege, Belgium, on the anniversary of the start of The Duchess of Cambridge is with him.

Japanese prisoners of war at Tarawa

5 Japanese POWs on Tarawa - Battle of Tarawa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Using twitter to explain the July Crisis and the outbreak of World War One. All the accounts you see below were set up to...

Using twitter to explain the July Crisis and the outbreak of World War One. All the accounts you see below were set up to...

Heinrich Himmler photographed only moments after he committed suicide in the hands of the British. His trademark mustache is gone; he shaved it to change his facial characteristics & pose as a farm hand. A British doctor, who examined him after his arrest, failed to discover the cyanide capsule in his mouth thus allowing one of most barbaric figures of all time to escape just punishment.

Heinrich Himmler in death. Himmler used his racist Nazi ideology to justify the…

The Aerodrome, East Fortune, North Berwick, 1918. The starting-point for British airships of the North Sea Air Patrol  John Lavery, 1918

The Aerodrome, East Fortune, North Berwick, The starting-point for British airships of the North Sea Air Patrol John Lavery, 1918

The famous First World War football match of the Christmas Day truce started after a ball was kicked from the British lines into No Man's Land.

Britons started WW1 Christmas football match with ball kicked from trench

The famous First World War football match of the Christmas Day truce started after a ball was kicked from the British lines into No Man's Land.

When the First World War started, Great Britain immediately attacked the German colonies in Africa, and conquered three of the four colonies in lightning campaigns. Only German East Africa (modern-day Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda) withstood the British attacks and held out for the duration of the war. The defence of German East African was organized by Colonel (later General) Lettow-Vorbeck. After the war Britain and France divided Germany's African empire between them.

When the First World War started, Great Britain immediately attacked the German…

Lights Out' ends day of WW1 centenary commemorations - BBC News

'Lights Out' ends day of WW1 events

British soldiers lined up in a narrow trench during World War I October 1914 - quite a contrast with the elaborate trench systems that emerged shortly thereafter .

Queen and Prince Philip commemorate start of WW1 at Crathie Kirk and Sandringham | Mail Online

Queen and Philip commemorate WWI at Crathie Kirk and Sandringham

Queen and Prince Philip commemorate start of at Crathie Kirk and Sandringham

World war one explained in a few sentences

World war one explained in a few sentences

These Two Humanitarians Worked Hard To Help The Allies At The Start Of WW1 – They Were Almost Executed

She was sentenced to death by the Germans in WWI for helping the Allied cause but was spared by the German Emperor and the Pope.

William Preston. (1816-87). Kentucky Brigadier General. (CSA). Attended Yale in 1835 and graduated from Harvard (law)  in 1838.  US  minister to Spain, he resigned this post at the start of the war.  No apparent field service, he served on the staff of A.S. Johnston until he latter's death at Shiloh in 1862.  He served as Confederate Minister Plenipotentiary to Emperor Maximilian of Mexico.

Graduated from Yale and Harvard (law) No apparent field service.

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