Wounded men waiting sanitary evacuation in a field. 

Wounded men waiting sanitary evacuation in a field. 

rackfocus85:

French soldier’s room unchanged 96 years after his death in first world war

The name of dragoons officer Hubert Rochereau is commemorated on a war memorial in Bélâbre, his native village in central France, along with those of other young men who lost their lives in the first world war.

But Rochereau also has a much more poignant and exceptional memorial: his room in a large family house in the village has been preserved with his belongings for almost 100 years since his death in Belgium.

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greasegunburgers:

A mine tunnel is dug under the German lines on the Vosges front, on October 19, 1916. The sappers worked at a depth of about 17 meters, until they reached a spot below enemy positions, when large explosives would be placed and later detonated, destroying anything above.
(Der Weltkrieg im Bild/Upper Austrian Federal State Library)

greasegunburgers:

A mine tunnel is dug under the German lines on the Vosges front, on October 19, 1916. The sappers worked at a depth of about 17 meters, until they reached a spot below enemy positions, when large explosives would be placed and later detonated, destroying anything above.

(Der Weltkrieg im Bild/Upper Austrian Federal State Library)

Morrocan Spahis light cavalry. ww1.

Morrocan Spahis light cavalry. ww1.

Ruins of Les Eparges church.

Ruins of Les Eparges church.

victorfranko:

Experimental Trench Raiding Ensemblec. 1915

victorfranko:

Experimental Trench Raiding Ensemble
c. 1915

(via leradr)

Algerian Zouaves getting ready to take the train.

Algerian Zouaves getting ready to take the train.

A former wood. 

A former wood. 

French cavalry, ww1.

French cavalry, ww1.

(Source: polemostasis, via scrapzion)