Highway to hell: Soldiers gingerly make their way across a path made of wooden duckboards in Chateau Wood near Ypres, Flanders, during the battle of Passchendaele in Shelling has reduced the wood's trees to gaunt skeletons.
Hell on Earth: The never before seen colour photographs of the bloody battle of Passchendaele - WAR HISTORY ONLINE
Five Australian troops survey the destruction after battle of Passchendaele - Chateau Wood, Belgium on 29 October 1917 Original image source: State Library of New South Wales, Taken by James Francis Hurley
Shell-shattered forest with underground shelter/dugout.
War-weary British soldiers at Passchendaele, [of the British Empire soldiers who lost their lives during that bloody battle around were British & thousands of the SADF].
THIS DAY IN WWI: OCT - Battle of Passchendaele (Ypres): A huge shell crater measuring 75 yards metres) in circumference, Ypres, Belgium
An Australian fatigue party from the Brigade (far left) carrying piles of empty sandbags to the front line through the devastated area near Pozieres, of August
Incredible Soldiers Black and White Pictures Colored and Restored
World War I in Photos: Introduction - The Atlantic 28 A German soldier throws a hand grenade against enemy positions, at an unknown battlefield during World War I.
Trench in the snow in Alsace, Barbed wire is often under-rated as a tool of defensive warfare, especially in the First World War. It was another technical innovation of the fifty years preceding the outbreak of the Great War.
De IJzervlakte werd eind oktober 1914 onder water gezet om de opmars van het Duitse leger tegen te gaan.
Sergey Larenkov's Ghosts of World War II Normandy D-Day
Post with 3694 views. 'Mud and barbed wire through which the Canadians advanced during the Battle of Passchendaele', Belgium, 1917 ×
44 sad, tragic but mesmerising colourised images of WWI
Colourised images of New Zealand troops and the Mk IV (female) tank ‘Jumping Jimmy’ of Battalion ‘C’ Coy., in a trench near Gommecourt Wood, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. August (Photographer Henry James Sanders/National Library of New Zealand)