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

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

Soldier: World War 1 Soldier in a field of poppies. www.jenbetton.com  The poppy flower is connected with World War 1 - A student couldresearch to find out why... Hint "Flanders Field" should be part of your search. Then you will understand why artificial poppies still given to those who donate!

Soldier: World War 1 Soldier in a field of poppies. www.jenbetton.com The poppy flower is connected with World War 1 - A student couldresearch to find out why... Hint "Flanders Field" should be part of your search. Then you will understand why artificial poppies still given to those who donate!

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

WWI; Photo taken after British soldier stumbled across the grave of his brother. -The Great War (@WW1_Series) | Twitter

WWI; Photo taken after British soldier stumbled across the grave of his brother. -The Great War (@WW1_Series) | Twitter

The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940.

The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940.

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

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 ...

14th, September, 1940: People in the street with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area, with their damaged homes in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

14th, September, 1940: People in the street with their furniture and belongings in a street in the London area, with their damaged homes in the background (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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