Rare World War One Colour Photographs by Hans Hildenbrand,one of 19 official German photographers documenting the war, but the only one to shoot in colour. Hildenbrand’s images were taken mostly in the Alsace and Champagne sectors during 1915 and
Disabled American tank «Sherman" of 778 Tank Battalion attached to U. Infantry Division in the battle for Zaabruken. Note the holes in the tank’s frontal plate, result of antitank fire. In the foreground dead German soldiers.
Three Japanese snipers elected to shoot it out during the battle for Leyte Island. Yankee bullets drilled the Japanese and dropped them in a the muddy water of a bomb crater, where they sought shelter in a running rifle fight.