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THE BRITISH WESTERN  FRONT IN FRANCE

THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT IN FRANCE

Nationaal Archief, Collectie Eerste Wereldoorlog. (158-1721).Tanks kept in touch with the Infantry by carrier pigeons which were released and carried messages back.Het Britse Westelijk front in Frankrijk. Tanks... More

Verteidiger der Foramestellung
BRITISH NAVY IN WARTIME

BRITISH NAVY IN WARTIME

Beschrijving: .Airship starting off on patrol - they are always on the look-out for 'U' boats & enemy aircraft..De Britse marine in oorlogstijd. Het opstijgen van een verkennings luchtschip - zij kijken altijd ... More

Leslie William Bushby

Leslie William Bushby

Date of Birth: 3.6.1881.Date of Enlistment: 4.7.1918.Trade or Calling: Salesman.Born in or near what Town: North Sydney.Address prior to Enlistment: 169 Allison Rd, Randwick.Rank, Number, Battalion, Distinction... More

King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales

King & Queen and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales

King George V, Queen Mary and H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, taken during a visit to the Western Front in France. They are positioned in front of a large brick building with French windows. The King and Queen are ... More

The Maharaja of Barwani with ambulance cars [Merville, France]. Photographer: H. D. Girdwood.

The Maharaja of Barwani with ambulance cars [Merville, France]. Photog...

Reference: Photo 24/(219)..From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library..This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 ( http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en ) ..Date: 2 Aug 1915..See als... More

Tommy enjoys possession of newly captured Hun trench

Tommy enjoys possession of newly captured Hun trench

British soldiers at the old German Front Line, during World War I. In front of a mound and standing in a network of trenches are groups of soldiers, mostly smiling and laughing. They are all wearing large ponch... More

Russische Soldaten lassen sich fotografieren

Russische Soldaten lassen sich fotografieren

Vermutlich in Pawlowieczi, Russland, Wolhynien; Fotograf: Kriegsvermessung 4

German Military aviator starting
Mme. J.J. Jusserand

Mme. J.J. Jusserand

Photograph shows Elise Richards Jusserand, born in Paris, France to American parents, who became the wife of Jean Jules Jusserand, French ambassador to the United States during World War I. (Source: Flickr Comm... More

German balloon corps
German Trench Telephone Station
Melanie Kurt

Melanie Kurt

Photograph shows German soprano opera singer Melanie Kurt (1880-1941), who debuted with the Metropolitan Opera in 1915. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

German Kaiser at review
Crown Princess of Germ. [i.e. Germany] & son

Crown Princess of Germ. [i.e. Germany] & son

Duchess Cecilie Auguste Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886-1954), wife of German Crown Prince William, probably with her son Prince Friedrich (b. 1911). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Gen. Foch

Gen. Foch

Photograph shows Ferdinand Foch, a French general who served during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

German Baghdad Railway, 190_. Taking food to workmen by handcar E. of Aleppo (railyard)
World War I tank, Wash. D.C.
German prisoners
German dirigible
View from German and Hanover streets, wholesale business district, all buildings and contents totally destroyed for several blocks

View from German and Hanover streets, wholesale business district, all...

Street view after the Baltimore fire. Copyright by The A. B. Benesch Company, New York. Illus. in: Souvenir of the Baltimore Fire through a camera, February 7th, 8th & 9th 1904, by Jack Hemment, illus. 1. Desig... More

World War I Vet. Parade
German women do men's work
C.P. Steinmetz

C.P. Steinmetz

Photograph shows Charles Proteus Steinmetz, a German mathematician and electrical engineer. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Crn. Prince of German And wife at Oels
German trenches & screen
Turk negotiations with Arabs

Turk negotiations with Arabs

Photo shows the official opening of Beersheba (Israel) by the Ottoman Turkish government before World War I. (Source: John D. Whiting Collection photographs: LOT 13833, no. 132 and no. 136)

[Construction inside ship]

[Construction inside ship]

Possibly during World War I. National Photo Company Collection.

Pershing

Pershing

Photo shows General John J. Pershing on horseback leading WWI veterans during a parade in New York (Source: New York Times, Sept. 10, 1919)

German submarines in harbor
Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

Photograph shows British nurse Edith Louisa Cavell (1865-1915) a British nurse who was executed by German forces during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013).

German trenches churned by British shells
Hermann Glassler

Hermann Glassler

Photograph shows German weightlifter and wrestler Hermann Glassler (1889-1970). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

Market, Wash. D.C., World War I period
French Peasants & German Guard
Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell

Photograph shows British nurse Edith Louisa Cavell (1865-1915) a British nurse who was executed by the German forces during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013).

German fire engine, Germany
[Dresden, German cruiser]
German field bakery on march
Liege

Liege

Photograph shows Liege, Belgium which was occupied by the German army in the first weeks of World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

German prisoners
German prisoners, Verdun
F. Nietzsche

F. Nietzsche

Photograph shows German poet and philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

German Marines Carrying Wounded
World War I tank, Wash. D.C.
Prince Leopold of Bavaria

Prince Leopold of Bavaria

Photograph shows Leopold Maximilian Joseph Maria Arnulf, Prinz von Bayern (1846-1930) who served as a commander in the German and Austro-Hungarian forces during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

German Sailors on ARCONA
[H.M.] S. MARS (Brit.)

[H.M.] S. MARS (Brit.)

Photograph shows the Royal Navy predreadnought battleship. the H.M.S. Mars which saw service in World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Gen. A. Hunter-Weston

Gen. A. Hunter-Weston

Photograph shows Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Gould Hunter-Weston (1864-1940), a British Army general who served in World War I and later became a member of Parliament. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

German Scientist with detective camera
German U-Boat in N.Y.
Princess Olga of Hanover

Princess Olga of Hanover

Photo shows Princess Olga of Hanover and Cumberland (1884-1958), from a painting by German artist Alice Boscowitz (1875-1962). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

German U-boat in N.Y.
Wounded German soldiers at Xmas
Capt. Franz von Papen

Capt. Franz von Papen

Photograph shows German nobleman Franz von Papen (1879-1969) who was expelled from the United States in December 1915 for alleged complicity in the planning of sabotage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

German Sanitary Corps & wounded man in Belg. [i.e., Belgium]
#17 Nat. Women's Defense League, [World War I]
German Doctors at Ellis Island
John Barrett & Count Von Bernstorff

John Barrett & Count Von Bernstorff

Photo shows diplomat John Barrett (1866-1938), Director General of the Pan American Union and German Ambassador Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff (1862-1939) at the Diplomatic Corps Reception at the Pan American B... More

Kriegshundetraining
Cavalry patrol

Cavalry patrol

A cavalryman sitting on his horse on a ridge. Man and horse are black, outlined against a cloudy sky. This photograph is symbolic of the last days of the use of cavalry in European warfare. Trench warfare and t... More

Turkish military WWI. Man being photographed in a circle of people with Turkish army
Durch Fliegerangriffe zerstörte Häuser in Palmanova 23.11.17.
Übungskurs Rohatyn

Übungskurs Rohatyn

Flammenwerfer im Angriff; Galiozien; Fotograf: Deutsche Südarmee

Bringing a captured gun. Near Ribecourt, France. 11-19-1917
Salcano. 30.10.17.
Where Tommy's footwear is repaired

Where Tommy's footwear is repaired

This view of the corner of a workshop for repairing army boots shows men using machines to mend calf-length boots. The machines have the logo and brand name of the American Singer Company, who produced both dom... More

Puskinstrasse in Odessa
Picture was taken within a 100 yards of the enemy

Picture was taken within a 100 yards of the enemy

The photographer, thought to be John Warwick Brooke, took this photograph very near to the enemy, during an attack, but the atmosphere is calm. A French armoured car is ready to give covering fire for British t... More

Two South Africans

Two South Africans

Two soldiers in the snow sharing a match, during World War I. This pretty, picturesque image belies the harshness of the conditions faced by front line troops during the winter months. There is a statuesque far... More

Highlanders having a rest on their way from the trenches

Highlanders having a rest on their way from the trenches

This photograph shows a group of kilted soldiers from one of the Highland Regiments. The men are resting, leaning against the wall of a large shell-damaged building. Their relief at getting away from the trench... More

Chef des Generalst.bei d.A.K.Oberst Lunzer Luck.
Kleiner Lagazuoi mit Sprengtrichter, Schussrichtung des 7,5cm Gebirgsgeschützes vom Fanisplateau.
In Brand geschossene Häuser im Orte Smolen.
Feldwebel Paul Varkondo  vom Infanterie Bataillon II/66, 3. Kompanie mit der großen silbernen Tapferkeitmedaille
Isonzotal bei Plava
Partie aus dem zerschossenem Arabba gegen Pordoi - Joch.
Leichenfeld südlich der Straße von Kotovice

Leichenfeld südlich der Straße von Kotovice

Russland, heute Polen. Fotograf: Wolbrom, 1. Operationsarmeekommando.

Jagdaufnahme Sasowa Wola.
Oesterreichische Schützengräben westlich von Strzegowa, im Hintergr, Wald und Soldatengräber (Lir 32.)
Open air cookery near Miraumont-le-Grand, Flanders

Open air cookery near Miraumont-le-Grand, Flanders

Officers cooking, Western Front, during World War I. Four officers seated on chairs around a brazier. One of the men is cooking in a steel helmet on the brazier. The rather formal middle-class dining chairs are... More

Motiv aus Arabba, Kirche, gegen den Ort Cherz.
Feldküche in Lokvica
Standpunkt  Wurzbachstellung, Rotwandspitze: Vorgeschobene Stellung mit Leiteraufstieg.
Telephonzentrale in der Kreuzbergstrasse
Competitors in the Section jumping, Flanders

Competitors in the Section jumping, Flanders

three cavalrymen taking part in a horse show. They are competing in the jumping section. Behind them, on the horizon, there is a large crowd of spectators. Often at events of this nature local people would also... More

Panorama vom Ortler
Identified! WW1 hospital at Parc Wern (now Parc Beck), Swansea

Identified! WW1 hospital at Parc Wern (now Parc Beck), Swansea

During the Great War many stately houses were taken over as hospitals for injured soldiers (as the TV series Downton Abbey has shown), although it has to be said that the guys here look fit as a fiddle! (see co... More

Bakter.Laboratorium und Lebensmittel-Untersuchungsstelle.
Standpunkt Fanesscharte: Leiteraufstieg zum Großen Lagazuoi.
Sturmtruppen zum Angriff bereit am Karst.7.9.17.
Scher und Waschraum für räudige Pferde im Pferdespital Nr: 102.
Albatros Kampfflugzeug. 8.9.17.
Machine-gun position which is holding the Germans

Machine-gun position which is holding the Germans

British machine-gun position, France, during World War I. There were at least 16 permanent appointments of official war photographers made after 1916. These positions were created in 1916 to gather propaganda i... More

Making a new railway track, Flanders

Making a new railway track, Flanders

Laying new railway lines, France. Individual gangs of men are laying new railway sleepers alongside four existing lines. A man is crossing the line to pick up more sleepers from a large pile on the right of the... More

Ever resourceful Tommy, Flanders

Ever resourceful Tommy, Flanders

Soldier collecting snow to melt for water, Western Front. In this photograph, a British soldier is shown filling a small mess tin with snow. The original caption explains that he was about to melt the snow to g... More

Officiële foto van kortgeleden plaatshebbende Engelsche vorderingen aan he Westfront. Een goed verborgen loopgraaf

Officiële foto van kortgeleden plaatshebbende Engelsche vorderingen aa...

Nationaal Archief, Collectie Eerste Wereldoorlog. (158-2388).Officiële foto van kortgeleden plaatshebbende Engelsche vorderingen aan he Westfront. Een goed verborgen loopgraaf

Respirator for British soldiers

Respirator for British soldiers

Photograph shows a British soldier wearing a face mask to protect against poison gas, standing with a woman holding another face mask, during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

Schloss Moszkow

Schloss Moszkow

Besitzer Graf Platter.

Aus Canale am Isonzo 19.5.18.

Aus Canale am Isonzo 19.5.18.

Teilweise handelt es sich um Aufnahmen, die nicht unmittelbar der Isonzofront zugeordnet werden können, sondern um Aufnahme aus den eroberten venetianischen Gebieten

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