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Tank Trap - This elaborate concrete trap was erected by German defenders in Pronville, France to stop Allied tanks. The steel bars prevented tanks from coming over the wall. There were few of these traps on the Western Front. The Germans usually relied on field guns firing over open sights to stop advancing armour. The guns were generally effective, but this left them dangerously close to the front and therefore vulnerable to attacking infantry.

Un ballon d'observation sur le point de monter Pris au Western Front (Belgique), Ypres 1917.

German trench somewhere on the Western Front on 1 December 1917.

La Première Guerre mondiale - Dans le cours de la guerre, l'Army Veterinary Corps en France a traité plus de 2,5 millions de chevaux.

German demobilisation, Western Front, 1918. Scenes as German soldiers cling on to the roofs and doors of a train already full of other troops. The caption indicates that these were demobilised German troops desperately trying to return home. The photograph may have been taken in France.

British soldiers take German prisoners somewhere on the Western Front mid 1916 or later - The Great War (@WW1_Series) | Twitter

USS Wyoming, BB-32, 1919. Oui, ce sont quatre tourelles doubles arrière des mâts. Armés de fusils décembre de 12 pouces.

German infantrymen practising with flame thrower at an infantry training school on the Western Front.


Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

The wreck of a German tank, which was destroyed during a battle on the Western Front.

Bombe de 300 kilo largués par un avion allemand - Nancy, France, 1918."