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World War I by the Numbers – Infographic from the History Channel Erster Weltkrieg nach Zahlen – Infografik aus dem History Channel History Class, Teaching History, History Facts, World History, History Posters, History Channel, World War One, Interesting History, Military History

World War I

World War I began in 1914, after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and lasted until 1918. During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central Powers) fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan and the United States (the Allied Powers). World War I saw unprecedented levels of carnage and destruction due to new military technologies and the horrors of trench warfare.

German 'Elite Forces' : Algemeine SS, Waffen SS, Panzer Corps Division from 1936 to Political Formations and Combat Formations German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Afrika Corps, Rare Images, Bing Images, Panzer, War Machine, Military History, Belgium

This is the complete frame of one of the most famous stills from the German side in World War II. It is one of several taken (along with newsreel film) on December 18, 1944 near Poteau, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The men are smoking captured American cigarettes, and they are part of the 1st SS Panzer Division, Kampfgruppe Hansen. The man on the left is holding an FN High Power pistol, and is draped in a 7.92mm MG42 ammunition belt. He has been wrongly identified as Walter…

U-Boats ~ 09 Feb British submarine HMS VENTURER sinks U-boat west of Bergen, Norway. This is history's only known, publicly acknowledged battle where one submerged submarine sank another. Naval History, Military History, German Submarines, Navy Ships, Panzer, Royal Navy, War Machine, Battleship, Water Crafts

WWII Day-By-Day: February 9

09 Feb 45: British submarine HMS VENTURER sinks U-boat U-864 west of Bergen, Norway. This is history's only known, publicly acknowledged battle where one submerged submarine sank another.

This amazing historic image shows Free French tanks rolling through Paris, passing by the Arc de Triomphe after the city was liberated from the Nazis near History Online, World History, World War Ii, Art Parisien, Liberation Of Paris, George Patton, Belle France, Gaulle, Free In French

Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees to view Allied tanks and half tracks pass through the Arc du Triomphe, after Paris was liberated on August 25, 1944 (LOC)

Downey, Jack,, photographer. Crowds of French patriots line the Champs Elysees to view Allied tanks and half tracks pass through the Arc du Triomphe, after Paris was liberated on August 25, 1944 [1944 Aug. 26] 1 transparency : color. Notes: Number on jacket: K01; OWI number devised by Library staff. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Photo shows Free French tanks and half tracks of General Leclerc's 2nd Armored Division passing through the Arc du Triomphe in Paris, probably on August 26…

World War II. Russian tanks before the Battle of Kursk in The victory in the battle gave the Soviet Red Army the strategic initiative for the rest of the war. Russische Verluste: ca. Deutsche Verluste: ca. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Military Photos, Military History, World History, World War Ii, Military Armor, Ww2 Tanks, Fukushima

World War II. Russian T-34 tanks before the Battle of Kursk in 1943. The victory in the battle gave the Soviet Red Army the strategic initiative for the rest of the war.

The British Army in the Great War WWI Battle of the Somme Trench .This image explains the layout of the trench for the British army. History Class, World History, Schlacht An Der Somme, Battle Of The Somme, World War One, Panzer, Vietnam War, Military History, Warfare

WWI - Battle of the Somme

WWI - Battle of the Somme Yes, I realize that TDB is making a WWI map already, but his is a bit more generalized than mine will be. Also, his is a...

Robert Capa was a significant photojournalist and a founder of Magnum Photos Capa's battle images of the Spanish Civil War and D Day have become iconic. D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Budapest, Magnum Photos, Okinawa, First Indochina War, Vietnam, Saint Sauveur, Cherbourg

US 82nd Airborne seizes prisoners for intelligence – World War II Today

I didn’t think my German was that bad, so other more persuasive means had to be used to make him talk. This was not a time for German arrogance. In the heat of battle I was locked in mortal combat and in a struggle for my life. I would just as soon have slit his throat except for the fact that I needed information, and division wanted him for the same purpose. I knocked him to the ground and, lying next to him, began choking him. Then I repeated my question. I got the same response.

WWI French Soldier shooting over his dead comrade Ww1 History, Military History, World History, World War One, First World, Old World, Ww1 Photos, History Photos, Ww1 Soldiers

Historical Times

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part...

Legionnaire sniper Military Units, Military Gear, Military Weapons, Military History, French Armed Forces, French Foreign Legion, French Army, Action Poses, War Machine

YetiChaos 💥🔫💣 (@yetichaos) • Instagram photos and videos

5,372 Followers, 59 Following, 338 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from YetiChaos 💥🔫💣 (@yetichaos)

Presenting the new Sainsbury’s Christmas advert. Made in partnership with The Royal British Legion. Inspired by the World War I Christmas truce 100 years ago this December. Christmas Truce, Christmas Adverts, Christmas Music, Christmas 2014, Christmas Shopping, Xmas, Tv Adverts, Tv Ads, Trailer Peliculas

Here it is. Word of warning: It will leave you a quivering emotional wreck.

The annual supermarket Christmas feels competition is possibly getting out of hand.

German infantrymen from Infanterie-Regiment Vogel von Falkenstein adopt a fighting pose in a communication trench somewhere on the the Western Front. Both soldiers are wearing gas masks and Stahlhelm helmets, with brow plate. World War One, First World, Rare Historical Photos, Fighting Poses, History Online, Modern Warfare, Military History, Ww1 History, Modern History

World War I in Photos: Technology

Industrialization brought massive changes to warfare during the Great War. Newly-invented killing machines begat novel defense mechanisms, which, in turn spurred the development of even deadlier technologies. Nearly every aspect of what we would consider modern warfare debuted on World War I battlefields.