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20 Scary Real Photos

The severe effects of shellshock, what we now know as PTSD, on a WWI soldier

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CO2 mon amour par Denis Cheissoux

Guerre de 14-18. "A un moment donné, le seul moyen de communication qu'ils (les vétérans) aient, c'est les larmes. Ils ne peuvent plus raconter". Maire de Craonne, Noël Genteur dans "CO2 Mon Amour" du 08/11/14 ("Le chemin des dames, vu par le maire de Craonne, maraîcher bio"). WWI image. Sources ? Clic 2X pour écouter.

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Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers. This photo shows the remains of two Austrian soldiers found on the Presena Glacier in 2012.

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Soldier and Horse wearing a gas mask during the Battle of Verdun, 1916 (b/w photo) by French Photographer / Private Collection

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BRITISH AIRCRAFT PILOTS hand dropped the first bombs until the introduction of the bomb rack on the fighters and the giant bombers.

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During World War 1, mustard gas was a new type of chemical warfare introduced to battle. In the poem Dulce Et Decorum Est, it talks about the people who are being gassed. The poem describes these men as "bent over like old beggars" and "an ecstasy of fumbling" as soldiers tried desperately to put their gas masks on. This image is a graphic representation of the poem showing a soldier gasping for his last breath of air. (J)

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Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in 1917. A few months later, on 1 July, 1918, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at the factory blew up. Only 32 bodies could be positively identified

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