Letters written and received during the First World War were perhaps more important for morale at home and on the front than during any other conflict. Here two soldiers pen their letters to loved ones.
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An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
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WWI, The Battle of Festubert. Two soldiers of the Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) operating a Vermorel (gas dispersal) sprayer whilst wearing face mask respirators. The man holding the reservoir is pumping the lever with his left hand.
A propaganda postcard about the execution of Miss Edith Cavell. She was a British nurse that helped 200 of allied soldiers to escape from German occupied belgium. She was trialled and executed on October 1915 for treason.