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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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WWI - Triple Entente Field Guns & Mortars: Livens with his 'Livens Projector'. The Livens Projector was a simple mortar-like weapon that could throw large drums filled with flammable or toxic chemicals. In the First World War, the Livens Projector became the British Army's standard means of delivering gas attacks and it remained in its arsenal until the early years of the Second World War.

Maps: World War I

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Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline

Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline. Dead soldier still holding on the to the reins of his horse...how long did he stand there or did he suffer the same fate?

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Battle of the Somme: 7 photos of British soldiers marching to war

Troops of the 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (37th Division) marching to the trenches.

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