They lay forgotten in a dank cellar for almost a century. But these remarkable photos, published for the first time, give a rare and uncensored view of the horrors of the First World War from behind enemy lines. The images provide an insight into the epic machinery of war – and capture the darkest moments of battle, with bodies strewn among the rubble.

Images recovered 100 years later show German soldiers during WWI

They lay forgotten in a dank cellar for almost a century. But these remarkable photos, published for the first time, give a rare and uncensored view of the horrors of the First World War from behind enemy lines. The images provide an insight into the epic machinery of war – and capture the darkest moments of battle, with bodies strewn among the rubble.

A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

A deserted street in London after an air raid during the 2nd World War, 1940. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

"The humans were terrified. Riots erupted in every major city in the world. Fanatics attacked politicians and government institutions, demanding the immediate execution of every magical being..."

"The humans were terrified. Riots erupted in every major city in the world. Fanatics attacked politicians and government institutions, demanding the immediate execution of every magical being..."

Pripyat, Ukraine Site of the infamous Chernobyl incident, the entire city had to be abandoned in 1986 due to nuclear radiation.

Haunting Photos Of Abandoned Cities Around The World

Pripyat, Ukraine Site of the infamous Chernobyl incident, the entire city had to be abandoned in 1986 due to nuclear radiation.

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