A British WWI soldier on the Western Front - 1 of 4,000 photos uncovered in an attic in Northern France

Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

A British WWI soldier on the Western Front - 1 of 4,000 photos uncovered in an attic in Northern France

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

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

A French soldier holds on to a dog wearing a gas mark during the First World War

How a messenger dog called Satan dodged German fire in a gas mask

A French soldier holds on to a dog wearing a gas mark during the First World War

A soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) arriving home on leave during the First World War.

A soldier of the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) arriving home on leave during the First World War.

" The Lost Tommies" - Three slightly dishevelled young Royal Army Medical Corps men. -Doug (@colour_history) | Twitter

" The Lost Tommies" - Three slightly dishevelled young Royal Army Medical Corps men. -Doug (@colour_history) | Twitter

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

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

"Goodbye Old Man" by Fortunino Matania. (December 1st, 1917 – Fins, Nord-du-Calais, France -WWI)                                                                                                                                                     More

"Goodbye Old Man" by Fortunino Matania. (December 1st, 1917 – Fins, Nord-du-Calais, France -WWI) More

WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

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