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Tyne Cot Cemetary - Zonnebeke British War Cemetary nearby Passchendale one of the bloodiest battles of WWI in Belgium - Flanders Fields

Gassed by John Singer Sargent, 1918-1919. Photograph: Alamy

'Gassed', by John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent, 'Gassed' (soldiers from World War I) It depicts the aftermath of a mustard gas attack during the First World War, with a line of wounded soldiers walking towards a dressing station.

Observation Balloon over Ypres on the Western Front in Belgium During World War I in 1917

Observation Balloon over Ypres on the Western Front in Belgium During World War I in 1917

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Last Post Association, Ieper, Belgium. The Last Post, the traditional final salute to the fallen, is played by the buglers in honour of the memory of the soldiers of the former British Empire and its allies, who died in the Ypres Salient during the First World War.

Last Post Association, Ieper, Belgium. The Last Post, the traditional final salute to the fallen, is played by the buglers in honour of the memory of the soldiers of the former British Empire and its allies, who died in the Ypres Salient during the First World War.

WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914

WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914 [361x400]

German soldier giving a cigarette to an English soldier, Christmas Eve, 1914 (The Christmas Truce)

St John Battersby 16, when he was severely wounded at the Battle of the Somme in July 1916. Like all of the teenaged officers, Lieutenant St John Battersby had responsibilities far beyond his years, as his son, Anthony, recalls: St John Battersby was first stationed near Serre in the Somme region "There's my dad, 16-years-old, really in the war. He is responsible for 30-odd men and his decisions may result in them dying or not dying. This was it."

The teenage soldiers of World War One

St John Battersby when he was severely wounded at the Battle of the Somme in…

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

A soldier of the Royal Scots Regiment holding a black goat kid.The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

WW2 tanks

Above are all the tanks used during some are very effective, others not so much. Tanks reshaped the way war was fought and could provide major cover and provide major damage.

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