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La collection des autochromes.

Autochrome: Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud, French Officers Receiving Machine Gun Training in North Africa.

Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

A French section of machine gunners has taken position in the ruins during the battle of the Aisne, France, 1917 (autochrome)

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German and British officers, World War I. - a_history_of_war

'Answering Kitchener's Call To Arms'. Army Recruiting Office, Great Scotland Yard, Off Whitehall, Westminster, London, SW1. UK. August 1914 by sgterniebilko, via Flickr

'Answering Kitchener's Call To Arms'. Army Recruiting Office, Great Scotland Yard, Off Whitehall, Westminster,.

A horse carrying sodden boots being led through mud

Haunting colour pictures hit home misery of life during WWI Battle of the Somme

A British soldier leads a horse laden with dozens of pairs of trench boots through thick mud as the British Army continues the Somme offensive

La Primera Guerra Mundial parece más cercana en fotos coloreadas

La Primera Guerra Mundial parece más cercana en fotos coloreadas

German Field Artillery Regiment crew, with a cm Feldkanone 96 field gun.

Belgian infantry soldiers helping wounded comrade

Belgian soldiers back from the frontline, The Belgian army was pretty small considering the size of armies operating during and but always fought with an incredible courage.

A British WWI soldier on the Western Front - 1 of 4,000 photos uncovered in an attic in Northern France

Photos show faces of First World War soldiers on the eve of battle

A British WWI soldier on the Western Front - 1 of photos uncovered in an attic in Northern France

On Veterans Day, LightBox presents rare, vibrant color autochromes documenting the soldiers and battles of the First World War.

French Gunners receive instruction, Rare WWI color photograph made with an…

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scrapironflotilla: British troops coming out of the trenches near Guillemont, 27 November

The logistics of death in its most trivial aspect: an ambulance soldier, loaded with several wooden crosses, delivers the soup to the first lines, carrying with the same step the ordinary signs of life and those of death. |||  La logistique de la mort dans son aspect le plus trivial : un soldat ambulancier, chargé de plusieurs croix de bois, livre la soupe aux premières lignes, portant d’un même pas les signes ordinaires de la vie et ceux de la mort.

The logistics of death in its most trivial aspect: an ambulance soldier, loaded with several wooden crosses, delivers the soup to the first lines, carrying with the same step the ordinary signs of life and those of death. ||| La logistique de la mort dans son aspect le plus trivial : un soldat ambulancier, chargé de plusieurs croix de bois, livre la soupe aux premières lignes, portant d’un même pas les signes ordinaires de la vie et ceux de la mort.

Austro-Hungarian gunner in action with a MG-07/12, World War I.

Austro-Hungarian gunner in action with a World War I. gunner austro-hongrois en action avec un la Première Guerre mondiale

Mortars became popular during WWI.This was on of the most feared weapons during the war. Soldiers were in fear of these while they just sat in their trenches. A mortar strike could happen at any time. I chose this pin because it shows the mortar up close.

Karl Kraus: More war more mortars, more mortars more money. God save us from peace!