Battle of the somme
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Q 78049. French gunners handling the new 145 mm naval gun at Hardecourt-aux-Bois 22 October 1916.
Alessandro Raffini saved to France WW1/ WW2
Bob Smethurst, from Sussex, spent 36 years working in refuse and began saving the remarkable images from landfill because he could not bear to see them destroyed.
WW1fotohistory on Instagram: “The Battle of the Somme was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and French Third Republic against…”
2,275 Likes, 3 Comments - WW1fotohistory (@ww1fotohistory) on Instagram: “The Battle of the Somme was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British…”
Stan Miller saved to Ww1
Newfoundland Soldiers in St. John's Road Support Trench, July 1, 1916 None was as devastating or as defining as the first day of the Battle of the Somme. The Regiment's tragic advance at Beaumont Hamel on the morning of July 1, 1916 became an enduring symbol of its valour and of its terrible wartime sacrifices. The events of that day were forever seared into the cultural memory of the Newfoundland and Labrador people. Courtesy of the Rooms Provincial Archives Division (NA 3105), St…
Deborah George saved to History - WW I
“(RT if you like it) Color by me: The 23rd RI fighters in a trench. Somme, In late July 1916. #Somme100”
Richard saved to The Great War
Have you ever wondered why the slang term for coffee is a cup of joe? The phrase has been in use since World War I, but the original term, coined by sailors in the Navy, was actually a cup of Joseph Daniels. And it was meant as an insult. Josephus Daniels was secretary to the Navy under president Woodrow Wilson. Looking to impose stricter moral standards on naval life, he made changes like increasing the number of chaplains, cracking down on prostitution at naval bases and banning alcohol.
Joe Sacco takes a unique look at one of history’s bloodiest battles.
David Hoyt saved to Illustration
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Linda Dean saved to Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Thousands of soldiers from Britain's Empire and Commonwealth countries fought and died in WW1. Find out what troops from Newfoundland, India, the West Indies, Australia, New Zealand, South African and Canada did during the Battle of the Somme.
Julie A Fitzgerald saved to ww1