German operators with earphones depend on long wire lines laid by engineers. Each time a wire was severed, a repair party had to go out to find the interruption and repair it under fire.
View of a German field telegraph station in a woodland, late 1914 akg-images / ullstein bild
WW1: The Irish Guards, members of the British Expeditionary Force prepare to ship to France in early August, 1914. Although the BEF was a much smaller contribution that the other major powers made at the beginning of the war, this superbly trained professional force would earn the nickname “Old Contemptibles” for the fierce defense they put up as the German forces pushed through Belgium into France.
Mil fotos perdidas de la Guerra Mundial reaparecen gracias a Internet
historical-nonfiction: “These photos were taken from by Lt. Walter Koessler during his time as a German officer, during World War I. German trenches were known for being well-built. They were built to last, and included small gardens, bunk.