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World War I. Burial of French infantrymen in a shell hole at Bouconville (…

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VE DAY IN LONDON, 8 MAY 1945. Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea, snapped by an anonymous American photographer.

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London Blitz: giant bomb crater in the Strand, 1940.

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from The Atlantic

World War II: The Battle of Britain

WWII-St. Paul's Cathedral

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WWII Poster from London. http://society6.com/tamedblossom/The-Underground_Print#1=45

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Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

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A respectful soldier. World War 1 Tour, Ypres & The Somme

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Entering No Man’s Land during the Battle of the Somme, 1916

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This picture could be used as an artifact for the students to study and make some observations about like we did in class. -Jay Bazylewicz

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Over a 1000 pipers died during WWI. These extraordinary men were sitting ducks as they went over the top to pipe their men into battle. One of 10 Telling Images from WW1: http://www.britishpathe.com/gallery/ww1-telling-images

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