Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.

Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.

Cutting off a foot -- Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

Cutting off a foot -- Canadian Hospital, Le Touquet (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

The British Mark V tank was an upgraded version of the Mark IV tank, deployed in 1918 and used in action in the closing months of World War I, in the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War on the White Russian side, and by the Red Army. Thanks to Walter Wilson's epicyclic gear steering system, it was the first British heavy tank that required only one man to steer it

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Men of 1/5th York and Lancaster Regiment in International Trench near the Yser Canal north of Ypres, 1915

Magic moments marking 170 years of British photography

Men of 1/5th York and Lancaster Regiment in International Trench near the Yser Canal north of Ypres, 1915

Friday 1 July 2016 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos fro...

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Friday 1 July 2016 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos fro...

First World War Rare Historical Photos http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/guimera-2065007-first-world-war-rare-historical-photos/

First World War Rare Historical Photos http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/guimera-2065007-first-world-war-rare-historical-photos/

Black And White Photos From The First World War, Now In Color

Black And White Photos From The First World War, Now In Color

The First World War was the first war in which manufactured poison gas was used as a weapon on a large scale. | The Most Powerful Images Of World War I. Note the man with the revolver. My great-uncle was affected by this gas for the rest of his life.

El centenario de la Primera Guerra Mundial está generando todo tipo de novedades sobre el conflicto que estalló en 1914 y se prolongó cuatro años. Ensayos, fotografí

La Primera Guerra Mundial, a todo color (FOTOS)

El centenario de la Primera Guerra Mundial está generando todo tipo de novedades sobre el conflicto que estalló en 1914 y se prolongó cuatro años. Ensayos, fotografí

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