Hundreds of Toronto women learned military drills to defend the home front during WWI. Decades before they were allowed in the army, when tending wounded soldiers was as close as they got to the front lines, hundreds of Canadian women picked up arms.
Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.
This picture was taken in the and shows a group of loggers hauling a heavy load. It is hard to even picture how they got the logs stacked that high. It is also hard to imagine how they keep it from tipping over. Not to mention the poor horses!
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