World War I

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"The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime." - Edward Grey, July 1914.

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Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital, 1918 – History By Zim Soldier Haircut, Ww1 Soldiers, Rich Image, Photo Library, World War I, Royalty Free Images, Vector Art, Hair Cuts, Stock Photos

Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital, 1918

Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital in Baccarat, France on May 15, 1918.

The First Battalion of the Infantry, the famous "Lost Battalion" of the Division's Argonne campaign of the Great War, marches up New York's Fifth Avenue just past the Arch of Victory during the spring of 1919 London In August, March, Old Diary, London Police, New York Tours, Remo, Sports Day, World War One, Photo Look

308th Infantry marching up Fifth Ave, 1919

Photo Credit: AP The First Battalion of the 308th Infantry, the famous “Lost Battalion” of the 77th Division’s Argonne campaign of the Great War, marches up New York’s Fifth…

Red Cross workers parade in New York City on October Learning English Online, War Image, World War One, Red Cross, Military History, Learn English, New York City, The Past, Christian

Red Cross workers parade in NYC, 1917.

Red Cross workers parade in New York City on October 4, 1917.

Theodora Boot of the Girls’ National Guard Honor Guard distributing fruit and flowers to the sick sailors in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital on Sept. Honor Guard, National Guard, Sailors, World War I, Sick, Brooklyn, Yard, Fruit, History

Distributing fruit and flowers to sick sailors, 1917

Theodora Boot of the Girls’ National Guard Honor Guard distributing fruit and flowers to the sick sailors in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital on Sept. 27, 1917.

The statistics of the Spanish flu are just brutal, and the disease touched every corner of the globe. It ranks as one of the worst diseases in history, a reminder of how deadly influenza can really be. Flu Outbreak, Flu Epidemic, Influenza Virus, World War I, World History, History Museum, Family History, Herd Immunity, History Magazine

A group from the Women’s Motor Service of the American Red Cross in St. Louis, Missouri helping with the Influenza Epidemic in October of 1918.

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Peace is celebrated even at the most remote corners of the earth. The Pribilof Islands are far above the Arctic circle in the Bering Sea. When they learned of the armistice, the island’s inhabitants fired off a salute. World War One, End Of The World, Old World, 21 Gun Salute, Austro Hungarian, British Soldier, Arctic Circle, Red Army, D Day

Receiving news of peace in Alaska, 1918

Armed men, in Alaska, receive news of peace on November 11, 1918. //

Navy Nurse Hazel Herringshaw stands with two of her patients -- 1918 - United States Navy Nurse Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, United States Navy, World War One, First World, Air Force Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Ww1 Soldiers, Male Nurse

Navy nurse with two of her patients, 1918

Navy nurse Hazel Herringshaw and two of her patients, 1918.

Soldiers cooking in a field kitchen under a canvas tent during World War I. Troops, Soldiers, Army Tent, Canvas Tent, Camping Meals, World War I, Outdoor Cooking, Usmc, Wwi

WWI field kitchen under a canvas tent

Soldiers cooking in a field kitchen under a canvas tent during World War I. //

Women workers in ordnance shops, Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company, Nicetown, Pennsylvania. Hand chipping with pneumatic hammers. Pneumatic Hammer, History Of Welding, Rosie The Riveter, World War One, Edwardian Era, Women In History, Photo Library, Retro Design, Vintage Photographs

Women Ordnance Workers at Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company, 1918

Women workers hand chipping with pneumatic hammers at Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company in Nicetown, Pennsylvania, 1918.

Lieutenant Kirk Booth of the U. Signal Corps being lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts. While the United States never used these kites during… Cross Symbol, Rare Historical Photos, Still Picture, French Army, National Archives, British Army, World War I, Vintage Photographs, Warfare

Lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite, WWI

Lieutenant Kirk Booth of the U.S. Signal Corps being lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts. While the United States never used these kites during…

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American & French Servicemen at an American Red Cross Canteen, 1917-18

American and French Servicemen enjoy themselves at an American Red Cross canteen in Bordeaux, France, 1917-1918.

 Army soldiers with a raccoon mascot in I am SO fascinated by WWI guys. An era beyond my imagining for valor and simplicity. Military Photos, Military History, World War One, First World, Army Soldier, American Soldiers, History Photos, Wwi, Old Photos

U.S. Soldiers with raccoon mascot, 1918

U.S. Army soldiers with raccoon mascot, 1918.

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Parade for Red Cross donations and volunteers, 1917

Parade organized to encourage donations and recruit volunteers for the Red Cross war-time services in Paint Rock, Texas in 1917.

Group portrait of motorcyclists of the American Red Cross stationed in Great Britain during the First World War, This unit, from the famous 'Flying Squadron' prided themselves on being able to. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Harley Davidson Sidecar, International Red Cross, Decoupage, American Red Cross, Military Veterans, World War I, Historical Photos, Great Britain, Old Photos

Red Cross “Flying Squadron” in Great Britain, 1918

American Red Cross in Great Britain. One unit of the famous “Flying Squadron” priding themselves on being able to get under way within three minutes of the time a call is received, ca. …

Hydrogen filled balloons were used at Fort Sill (Oklahoma) for observation of artillery fire. In a spark of static electricity caused a balloon to explode while the ground crew was still hold… Balloon Company, National Geographic Society, Zeppelin, Historical Photos, Art Photography, Vintage Photography, Balloons, History, Artwork

Balloon Explosion at Fort Sill, 1918

Hydrogen filled balloons were used at Fort Sill (Oklahoma) for observation of artillery fire. In 1918, a spark of static electricity caused a balloon to explode while the ground crew was still hold…

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