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French Postcard, 1915: Hymn of France. Text reads “O, France, our mother, never forgets to dry our tears.”

French Postcard, WWI “O, France, our mother, never forgets to dry our tears.” A very young-looking soldier from a French African colony is encouraged by a French nun/ nurse

Two riflemen of a WW1 Guards Battalion of the Prussian Army pose for a photographic memento with their Mauser 98 rifles and full kit. The 98 is still in use for ceremonial duty with some units of the present-day German army.

Two riflemen of a Guards Battalion of the Prussian Army pose for a photographic memento with their Mauser 98 rifles and full kit. The 98 is still in use for ceremonial duty with some units of the present-day German army.

Sikh Soldiers in World War I, Title: East and West Meet in Mortal Combat, Indian Troops Carrying a German Position Artist: Ernest Prater c.1914, The Graphic, Dec. 12, 1914 issue. To see more artwork like this visit the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - The Art of War

Sikh Soldiers in World War I, Title: East and West Meet in Mortal Combat, Indian Troops Carrying a German Position Artist: Ernest Prater The Graphic, Dec.

premiers gilets pareballes test armure

Test des premiers gilets pare-balles

Soldiers Exhibiting Body Armor After Firing Test -At Fort de la Peigney, Langres, France during World War I, three men of the Army Ordnance Department exhibit heavyweight body armor showing effects of pistol, rifle and machine gun fire.

French soldier - I love how dirty and grimy he is

a ‘Poilu’, a-la French soldiers. as far as I know: the French soldiers did not always shaved, because they often do not have at hand razors, so they got this nickname

Collection Of Historical Artifacts. So how come we are tough they are so primitive during that time. Artifacts are showing other wise.

Collection Of Historical Artifacts

Regarding the last one, that is not the first Kermit the Frog! The very first Kermit was made from an overcoat owned by Henson. The first Kermit is very faded, almost to grey, with toeless feet. K was given flat frog feet later.

WWI facial prosthesis. Scary, but what a difference that prosthesis must have made for that person

WWI facial prosthesis - because of trench warfare, so many wounds were to the head and face. Before plastic surgery was common, doctors and artists worked together to give returning young soldiers a way to fit back into society.

Боевой слон

Боевой слон

A soldier equips an elephant-mounted machine gun during WWI. I chose this pin because i thought it was interesting. In WWI i have heard of horses and dogs being used but not elephants. Especially elephants mounted with machine guns.

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BBC iWonder - Why were journalists threatened with execution in

Soldier WW2

Waffen SS Soldier amid the ruins on the Russian steppes of the Eastern Front WWII.

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Imperial Russian Army - Each soldier wears a cap with an oval cockade and an asymmetric

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