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WWI, 1916, France. French soldiers over the top.

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Maps: World War I

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WW1; Poilu's in their conspicuous pre-war uniforms…

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WW1. British troops taking rolls of barbed wire to the Front line at the Somme in 1916. Colour by Callan Chevin.

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British troops eating their Christmas dinner in a shell hole; Beaumont Hamel, 25th December 1916

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THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND 31 MAY 1916. Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, Commander in Chief of the Grand Fleet, reaching the top of a flight of steps on board a battleship. A small group of sailors is stood below looking up at him whilst a capital ship sails astern of the ship.

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BRITISH ARTILLERY WORLD WAR 1 (Q 3154) R.M.A. steam tractor hauling barrel of a 6 inch Mark VII gun. July 1917.

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