Annamites in Saint-Raphaël, France, 1916    At the start of WW1, Asian soldiers are considered unlike the  Africans soldiers unfit for combat on the European front. Some battalions will fight at Verdun, at the Chemin des Dames with great courage, in Champagne, and on the Eastern Front; 1,123 died.

Annamites in Saint-Raphaël, France, 1916 At the start of WW1, Asian soldiers are considered unlike the Africans soldiers unfit for combat on the European front. Some battalions will fight at Verdun, at the Chemin des Dames with great courage, in Champagne, and on the Eastern Front; 1,123 died.

2014 - This incredible picture shows a river of red flowing out of the historic "Tower of London" and into the moat below.

2014 - This incredible picture shows a river of red flowing out of the historic "Tower of London" and into the moat below.

At 7:28am on July 1st, 1916 the Battle of the Somme started with explosion of 17 massive 'mines' underneath enemy territory. Lochnagar was the largest of these. It remains "The largest crater ever made by man in anger". Repined by HistorySimulation.com

At 7:28am on July 1st, 1916 the Battle of the Somme started with explosion of 17 massive 'mines' underneath enemy territory. Lochnagar was the largest of these. It remains "The largest crater ever made by man in anger". Repined by HistorySimulation.com

Part of a Project commemorating the start of WW1 - GLASS CRAFTS  - Knitting, sewing, crochet, tutorials, children crafts, papercraft, jewlery, needlework, swaps, cooking and so much more on Craftster.org

Part of a Project commemorating the start of WW1 - GLASS CRAFTS - Knitting, sewing, crochet, tutorials, children crafts, papercraft, jewlery, needlework, swaps, cooking and so much more on Craftster.org

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How did World War 1 start? an interactive map lesson

The Commitee to Reorganize the Prussian Army. After Jena Auerstadt the Prussian army went back to square one. They began rebuilding with a clear, simplified command structure. Promotion was based on skill, rather than political gain or nobility, and training was improved. They managed to turn a gruesome and embarrassing defeat into continuous victory. The Prussian, and later German, military was basically undefeated from 1815 to 1914, with the start of WW1. Source: wiki/ public domain

The Commitee to Reorganize the Prussian Army. After Jena Auerstadt the Prussian army went back to square one. They began rebuilding with a clear, simplified command structure. Promotion was based on skill, rather than political gain or nobility, and training was improved. They managed to turn a gruesome and embarrassing defeat into continuous victory. The Prussian, and later German, military was basically undefeated from 1815 to 1914, with the start of WW1. Source: wiki/ public domain

These Two Humanitarians Worked Hard To Help The Allies At The Start Of WW1 – They Were Almost Executed

These Two Humanitarians Worked Hard To Help The Allies At The Start Of WW1 – They Were Almost Executed

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