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Black & White Photographs of World War I in 1914

A large crowd celebrating Great Britain’s declaration of war on Germany in Trafalgar Square, London, 1914

epa04298301 A handout picture provided by the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (MAMM) press service in Moscow, Russia on 04 July 2014, shows an old photograph entitled 'Prisoners of the British Army. 1918' by an unknown identity, from a private collection from France. MAMM is presenting multimedia project 'The War That Ended Peace' organized together with major international museums, state archives and private collectors of Russia, France and Italy to mark the 100th anniversary of the First ...

Moving images depicting prisoners of war, walking wounded and acts of kindness from the First World War go on display to mark its centenary

Moscow House of Photography. A picture titled 'Prisoners of the British Army', taken in was taken from a private collection in France. It forms part of 'The War That Ended Peace' project.

Multitud a las puertas del Palacio Buckingham en víspera de la entrada de GB en la WW1

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Crowds outside Buckingham Palace cheer King George V, Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales at the outbreak of war, August

Russian soldiers wearing costumes for an impromptu performance behind the lines during a lull in the World War I fighting, March 22, 1916

Russian soldiers wearing disturbing costumes for an impromtu performance behind the lines during a lull in the World War I fighting March 22 1916

This picture shows Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia on the day of his assassination. On Sunday, June 28th, 1914, at 10:45 am, Franz Ferdinand was killed at the capital of Austro-Hungarian province by Gavrilo Princip. His death caused war to break out.

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This picture shows Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia on the day of his assassination. On Sunday, June 1914 Franz Ferdinand was killed. His death caused war to break out.

Only nursing majors would appreciate this as much as I do. :)  Nurses prepare for their night rounds in 1903.

Nurses prepare for their night rounds in another reason to love those wonderful night nurses!

Rats were a problem faced with trenches.Rats would eat at dead and sometimes alive soldiers. Rats could pick up disease and pass it on throughout the trench.

Rats on German trenches. The rat problem remained for the duration of the war (although many veteran soldiers swore that rats sensed impending heavy enemy shellfire and consequently disappeared from view).

2nd Battalion, Scots Guards, and transport on the march to Thielt after leaving Ghent on 12 October 1914

Battalion, Scots Guards, and transport on the march to Thielt after leaving Ghent on 12 October 1914

WWI German patriotic postcard

WWI German patriotic postcard

Толпа народа приветствует кайзера Германии Вильгельма II, стоящего на балконе Городского дворца в Берлине (Berliner Schloss / Berliner Stadtschloss), после объявления кайзером мобилизации и войны России, 1 августа 1914 г.  На следующий день, в соответствии с Планом Шлиффена, Германия вторглась в Люксембург и потребовала предоставить её армии свободный проход через Бельгию для нападения на Францию.

Толпа народа приветствует кайзера Германии Вильгельма II, стоящего на балконе Городского дворца в Берлине (Berliner Schloss / Berliner Stadtschloss), после объявления кайзером мобилизации и войны России, 1 августа 1914 г. На следующий день, в соответствии с Планом Шлиффена, Германия вторглась в Люксембург и потребовала предоставить её армии свободный проход через Бельгию для нападения на Францию.

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Netley Military Cemetery - research about the people who are laid to rest there - WWI

21st February 1941: Firemen who met the Lord Privy Seal C R Attlee on his visit to the London Fire Service. (Photo by David Parker/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

February Firemen who met the Lord Privy Seal C R Attlee on his visit to the London Fire Service. (Photo by David Parker/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

2. JULI 1914 Triest: Blick auf den Trauerzug, der den beiden Kutschen folgt, die die Särge des in Sarajevo erschossenen österreichischen Thronfolgers Franz Ferdinand und seiner Frau Sophie tragen

In an editorial published on the final day of June two days after the killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary a.

July 28, 1914:  Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia, Starts WWI  On this day in 1914, Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia in response to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.  The “domino effect” of alliance obligations that ensued effectively started World War I.

July Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia, Starts WWI On this day in Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia in response to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungaria

First World War Centenary – Ottoman Empire's End. The Wall Street Journal has selected 100 legacies from World War I that continue to shape our lives today.

World War I Centenary: 100 Legacies of the Great War

To mark the World War I centenary, The Wall Street Journal selects 100 legacies from World War I that continue to shape our lives today.

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