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One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1914, a series of events set off an unprecedented global conflict that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 16 million people, dramatically redrew the maps of Europe, and set the stage for the 20th Century.


Apr 27, 2014 ... On this 100-year anniversary, I've gathered photographs of the Great War from dozens of collections, some digitized for the first time, to try to tell the story of the conflict, those caught up in it, and how much it affected the world. This entry is part 1 of a 10-part series on World War I. In this installment, I hope to ...


Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. ... Here are some of the pictures from the conflict, followed by some of the most arresting images from World War I.


Check out pictures from the World War I: Trench Warfare gallery. Browse more World War I pictures and more on History.com.


A collection of hundreds of previously unpublished glass plates taken during WW1, which were left behind by a viscount in the Armoured Cavalry Branch of the French Army.


Nov 11, 2014 ... The true story of a single paratrooper company making their way through the last year of the war in Europe, Band of Brothers dwarfed other TV dramas of its era with its budget, its cast, its effects, and its extraordinary attention to period detail. The result was one of the most acclaimed World War II dramas ...


World War 1 pictures capture everything from presidents and prime ministers to ordinary soldiers. As cameras became a more common facet of life, World War 1 images ...


Apr 20, 2012 ... The Library of Congress Prints & Photograph Division (P&P) has more than 76,000 pictures relating to World War I, in a wide array of formats, including photographic prints and negatives, cartoons, ephemera, posters and drawings. Most of the material was created during the war (1914-1918), but a portion ...


Jun 30, 2014 ... “Photography seems to have played a substantial role in the personal life of soldiers,” said Bodo von Dewitz, an expert on photography during World War I, who recently retired as curator of photography at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne . “It made them proud that they could inform their families with pictures ...