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Picture of German World War I soldiers in their trenches.    National Geographic Channel brengt intelligente en innovatieve documentaires over de spannende relaties tussen de mens, de natuur, de aarde, de tijd en de ruimte. Spectaculaire beelden en pakkende verhalen brengen het avontuur tot leven. Bekijk meer beeld op natgeotv.com/nl

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Picture of German World War I soldiers in their trenches. National Geographic Channel brengt intelligente en innovatieve documentaires over de spannende relaties tussen de mens, de natuur, de aarde, de tijd en de ruimte. Spectaculaire beelden en pakkende verhalen brengen het avontuur tot leven. Bekijk meer beeld op natgeotv.com/nl

An injured soldier of the Harlem Hellfighters (the 369th Infantry Regiment) taking part in the welcome home parade, Feb 1919.

An injured soldier of the Harlem Hellfighters (the 369th Infantry Regiment) taking part in the welcome home parade, Feb 1919.

Foto de la I Guerra Mundial #Historia

Mil fotos perdidas de la Guerra Mundial reaparecen gracias a Internet

American soldier sleeping in a foxhole after a march through rugged mountain, Minturno, Italy, 1944.

American soldier sleeping in a foxhole after a march through rugged mountain, Minturno, Italy, 1944.

A sequel to this post (from almost two years ago now-- where does time go?). I always find photographs of soldiers asleep very touching. Th...

A sequel to this post (from almost two years ago now-- where does time go?). I always find photographs of soldiers asleep very touching. Th...

WWI. German gas attack seen from the air, The Illustrated London News, 15 December 1918.

WWI. German gas attack seen from the air, The Illustrated London News, 15 December 1918.

itsjohnsen:  A soldier writes home. The Battle of Verdun, 1916. Unattributed

itsjohnsen: A soldier writes home. The Battle of Verdun, 1916. Unattributed

Women serving in the Auxiliary Army during WW1 attracted a mixed reception from the press and public. Some wives and mothers resented their male relatives being sent to danger at the Front to be replaced by women whilst newspapers suggested that improper relations took place between QMAACs and 'Tommies'. This last rumour persisted, despite an investigation and report in March 1918 by Miss Tennyson Jesse, which found that only 21 women had been sent home pregnant in the past year.

Women serving in the Auxiliary Army during WW1 attracted a mixed reception from the press and public. Some wives and mothers resented their male relatives being sent to danger at the Front to be replaced by women whilst newspapers suggested that improper relations took place between QMAACs and 'Tommies'. This last rumour persisted, despite an investigation and report in March 1918 by Miss Tennyson Jesse, which found that only 21 women had been sent home pregnant in the past year.

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