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German "Albatros D.III" fighters of elite squadron "Jasta The closest aircraft is piloted by Manfred von Richthofen, the "Red Baron".

Signal Corps photographer attached to 26th Division takes photos in front line trenches :: WWI US Army Signal Corps Photographs Collection - USAHEC

Signal Corps photographer attached to Division takes photos in front line trenches :: WWI US Army Signal Corps Photographs Collection - USAHEC

| Base Hospital number 17, Dijon, France. Private 1st Class Lester Fenis painting names on crosses. Sept. 5, 1918

Private Class Lester Fenis painting names of killed soldiers on crosses. I wonder if one of these crosses belonged to my great uncle, John Civitillo, who died and is buried in Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.

The idea that this war is going to be quick and glorious for German soldiers begins to fade. The men are finally starting to see that this war is going to last. That’s the reason the soldiers are praying together: God is the only one who can judge them and change the tide. #WWI #WorldWarOne #FirstWorldWar #WarPhotos #posters #HistoryPics #HistoryPhotos

The idea that this war is going to be quick and glorious for German soldiers begins to fade. The men are finally starting to see that this war is going to last. That’s the reason the soldiers are praying together: God is the only one who can judge them and change the tide. #WWI #WorldWarOne #FirstWorldWar #WarPhotos #posters #HistoryPics #HistoryPhotos

Original caption: Wives and mothers of men at the front, being instructed in shooting at the Wakefield rifle range in Wakefield, Massachusetts, by Major Portal and U.S. Marines.

100 Years Ago, the United States Entered World War I

On April the United States congress voted to formally enter World War I.

German soldiers in a railway goods wagon on the way to the front in 1914. Early in the war all sides expected the conflict to be a short one.

Post with 9064 views. [History] German soldiers on a train headed towards the front lines at the beginning of World War 1914 ()

Ernst Hess, Adolf Hitler's company commander in WWI, who was, despite his Jewish roots, spared from the genocide unleashed by the Nazis

The single Jew that Hitler wanted to save: Astonishing letter reveals how Führer ordered Gestapo to leave his WW1 commander alone

Ernst Hess, Adolf Hitler's company commander in WWI, who was, despite his Jewish roots, spared from the genocide unleashed by the Nazis at the personal request of Adolf Hitler.

German soldier WW1 "You gotta sing loud if you want to stop wars and stuff." Arlo Guthrie, 1972

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