A rather morbid way to have a meal : French soldiers eating on coffins.
The skeleton of a French soldier fallen at the cote 304, Verdun. I can’t believe my grand grand dad served here and managed to make it home.
Men around their flag. All French regiments flags have been put in museums and marny of them are really torn apart. Losing a flag to the enemy was a shame for the commander of the regiment.
Official portraits of Georges Guynemer, the French “Ace of Aces” in WWI. He was declared missing in action and presumed dead in late 1917, just before his 23rd birthday.
From Picadilly to Arras : London General Omnibus Co (LGOC) AEC B Type used as transports vehicles by British troops.
1914, the movement war. French soldiers still wore red trousers…camouflage was still less important that looking fit in battle.
J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers, ww1.