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THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1915

Robertson commanding officer of the Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) returning from a tour of his unit's positions in waterlogged trenches at Bois Grenier in January 1915

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For much of the First World War, the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines ¿ as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the Somme.

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

For much of the First World War, the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind .

All quiet on the western front - An amazing book about the generation that got destroyed by the war.

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Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience.

This picture could be used as an artifact for the students to study and make some observations about like we did in class. -Jay Bazylewicz

Photograph showing a group of soldiers, Highlander and Indian Dogras, sitting in a trench. Each man has a rifle in front of him, to which a bayonet could be fixed for close combat,

A waterlogged trench on the Western front, a common sight.

World War One: Cameronian officer Robin Morley negotiates a flooded trench at Bois Grenier in January after the pumps provided by the Royal Engineers had failed to persuade 'French water to run uphill'/

The Berlin Wall, separating East and West Germany, the Eastern Bloc from the Western Capitalist World is torn down in 1989--couldn't believe it!

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Berliners celebrate on top of the wall as East Germans (backs to camera) flood through the dismantled Berlin Wall into West Berlin at Potsdamer Platz, in this November 1989 picture.

During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from 22 April – 25 May 1915 for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. It was the first mass use by Germany of poison gas on the Western Front. For the first time, a former colonial force (the 1st Canadian Division) defeated a European power (the German Empire) on European soil (in the battles of St. Julien and Kitcheners' Wood, engagements during the…

Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War

What the Middle East looked like in 1914 This is a pivotal year, during the Middle East's gradual transfer from 500 years of Ottoman rule to 50 to 100 years of European rule. Western Europe was getting richer and more powerful as it carved up Africa, including the Arab states of North Africa, into colonial possessions. Virtually the entire region was ruled outright by Europeans or Ottomans, save some parts of Iran and the Arabian peninsula divided into European "zones of influence."

40 maps that explain the Middle East

What the Middle East looked like in 1914 - 40 maps that explain the Middle East by Max Fisher on May 2014

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