Centenario Prima guerra mondiale - WW1 Centennial

Centenario Prima guerra mondiale - WW1 or WWI Centennial - Gedenkjahr Erster Weltkrieg
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Manfred von Richthofen (1892 – 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

WWI: Manfred von Richthofen – the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

Generalfeldmarschall von Mackensen during World War I.

Quite possibly the greatest hat worn during the Great War .Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, officer in the German Army. Wearing the Totenkopf (skull and cross bones) which was part of German military gear since the century.

WW1: Scottish soldiers in a trench. Note the dog keeping company. The group includes both kilted and regular pants riflemen.

Highland Territorials in a trench [La Gorgue, France], August I know these soldiers would have been very proud of their uniform, but a kilt just doesn’t seem like the most practical uniform to wear in a trench.

Audie Murphy - Most decorated soldier in World War II

Audie Leon Murphy was the most highly decorated soldier in WWII. Through LIFE magazine's July 1945 issue, he became one the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war

The funeral for the Archduke of Austria and his pregnant wife Sophie.   The assassinations sparked the beginning of World War I.

The bodies of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria - and his wife Sophie lie in state after their assassination at Sarajevo. Original Publication: People Disc - (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), British liaison with Arab tribes during World War I.

Lawrence, Thomas Edward Lawrence (LAWRENCE OF ARABIA), was a British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of Wikipedia

These were weapons commonly used in World War I. They were used by both sides of the war.

World War I machine guns. The Lewis and Vickers both had very long service lives.

World War One German soldiers and dogs don gas masks in Reims, France during World War I in 1916. Only one year earlier, poison gas was deployed for the first time in war on a mass scale by the Germans in Ypres, Belgium. The battle marked the birth of weapons of mass destruction.

German soldier and dogs wearing gas masks in WWI. For some reason photos of animals—dogs and horses—in the wars always tend to affect me more.

COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE GERMAN FRONT, WWI

The first colour photographs from the German front line during World War One

Rare World War One Colour Photographs by Hans Hildenbrand,one of 19 official German photographers documenting the war, but the only one to shoot in colour. Hildenbrand’s images were taken mostly in the Alsace and Champagne sectors during 1915 and

WW1. This rare photo shows a French Poilu tasked with the recovery of enemy war material from the battlefield following a successful advance, in this case carrying an armload full of five Gew 88s. gunsmagazine.com

This rare photo shows a French Poilu tasked with the recovery of enemy war…

Corporal Benito Mussolini during World War I

Corporal Benito Mussolini during World War I, notice how both leaders of Germany and Italy were Corporals during

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