A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. "I don't know why, but I find this image strangely beautiful. Grievous, but beautiful. I am not sure of the photographer of this piece or the name of the soldier in the photo. I do know that it is the cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-30," written by Fiona Reid. If anyone knows the photographer's name, I would appreciate it very much."~Sethaka.

A shell shocked soldier in the trenches during World War One. Cover image of the book "Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, written by Fiona Reid.

Men at work in the fire trenches in the stretch of the line held by Harry Colver's own A Company

Forbidden World War One images saved from a bonfire

Men at work in the fire trenches in the stretch of the line held by Harry Colver's own A Company

Lest we forget: Remember WW1 pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen ...

Remember WW1: embracing the spirit of the Home Front

WWI - Lest we forget: Remember WWI pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen .

WW1: German storm trooper poses in the trenches with gas mask and potato masher hand grenades. His job was to rush enemy trenches, usually at night, and establish possession for the infantry wave to take over.

German storm trooper poses in the trenches with gas mask & 'potato masher' hand grenades. His job was to rush enemy trenches, usually at night & establish possession for an infantry wave to take over.

The picture displayed is of a German tank called the Sturmpanzerwagen A7V. The Sturmpanzerwagen A7V was the first series of German tanks deployed to the battlefields of World War 1. Like most of the tanks used in World War 1, they were not as successful as the Germans would have liked them to have been. However it was still an advancement of technology that was used in war.

A German Tank of These monsters with a crew of 16 from 6 corps were first encountered by Australian troops at Villers-Bretoneux.

WW1, 1916. Winter on the Western Front. Officer wading through a trench of half frozen mud.

WWI, Winter on the Western Front. Officer wading through a trench of half frozen mud.

No Man's Land: The area of land riddled with barbed wire and corpses and heavily defended between two enemy trenches. No soldier would want to find themselves there. From our 10 Telling Images of WW1 gallery: http://www.britishpathe.com/gallery/ww1-telling-images/1

British soldier advance across barbed wire in No Man's Land (kink in hip after a day of that)

I don’t know what this should represent but it’s from an italian WWI trench ( i am not sure anyway so feel free to correct me)

tuttieroi: “I don’t know what this should represent but it’s from an italian WWI trench ( i am not sure anyway so feel free to correct me) ”

WW1. French soldiers in a trench during the Battle of Verdun in 1916.

1916 -French soldiers in a trench during the Battle of Verdun.

The Thuillier collection contains photographs taken in Vignacourt during WW 1.  It covers many of the significant aspects of Australian involvement on the Western Front, from military life to the friendships and bonds formed between the soldiers and civilians.  Captured on glass, printed into postcards and posted home, the photographs made by the Thuillier family enabled Australian soldiers to maintain a fragile link with loved ones in Australia.

The Thuillier collection contains photographs taken in Vignacourt during WW 1. It covers many of the significant aspects of Australian involvement on the Western Front, from military life to the friendships and bonds formed between the soldiers and civilians. Captured on glass, printed into postcards and posted home, the photographs made by the Thuillier family enabled Australian soldiers to maintain a fragile link with loved ones in Australia.

WW1. British troops somewhere in the year of 1916 on the Western Front.

British troops somewhere in the year of 1916 on the Western Front.

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