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World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I - The Atlantic. On the British front, Christmas Dinner, 1916, in a shell hole beside a grave. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)

World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I - The Atlantic. On the British front, Christmas Dinner, 1916, in a shell hole beside a grave. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)

World War One soldiers 'Britain's entry into WW1 was announced at 23:00 on 4 August 1914' BBC

World War One soldiers 'Britain's entry into WW1 was announced at 23:00 on 4 August 1914' BBC

1914 and World War One: German troops advance cautiously through enemy territory. Note their spike helmets, identifying them as German, ca. 1914-15.

1914 and World War One: German troops advance cautiously through enemy territory. Note their spike helmets, identifying them as German, ca. 1914-15.

Captain Christopher Patrick John O’Kelly after he earned the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele.  GEORGE METCALF ARCHIVAL COLLECTION, CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM—19930013-631

Captain Christopher Patrick John O’Kelly after he earned the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele. GEORGE METCALF ARCHIVAL COLLECTION, CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM—19930013-631

"French soldiers wait in their trenches at the Western Front during the First World War", ca.1916

"French soldiers wait in their trenches at the Western Front during the First World War", ca.1916

Battle Of The Somme Casualties | ... of World War I landscapes which still bear the signs of war damage

Battle Of The Somme Casualties | ... of World War I landscapes which still bear the signs of war damage

One of the few images taken at night during World War I. According to the existing caption it is taken near the Australian lines. The foreground is brightly lit up, with grass and scrub clearly visible. In the background, against a black sky, shell flares criss-cross the sky. (National Library of Scotland)

One of the few images taken at night during World War I. According to the existing caption it is taken near the Australian lines. The foreground is brightly lit up, with grass and scrub clearly visible. In the background, against a black sky, shell flares criss-cross the sky. (National Library of Scotland)