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The holes are the result of splinters from an anti-aircraft rocket that exploded next to this Handley Page Halifax Mark II (over Central Europe) #ww2 #wwii #secondworldwar #greatwar #worldwarii #worldwar2 #worldwartwo #aviation #aviation4u #aviationlovers #aviationgeek #aviationdaily #Hole #aircraft #halifax #europe #instalike #damaged #baw #blackandwhite #instadaily #bomber #plane #bomber

Third part of “Dunkirk” series: “Aftermath”

French soldier who felt in the beaches of Dunkirk, taken by a German photographer after his advanced through the area. During the whole operation, the BEF lost 68,000 soldiers. Left behind in France were 2,472 guns, 500 tanks, 20,000 motorcycles, and almost 65,000 other vehicles, and a larger amount of stores and fuel. 48,000 French were captured or killed, like the man in this picture. If you look closer to his finger, you can see how a shy ring gleams on his finger. As in every war, the casualties are not just numbered on the front, but also on the homes of the soldiers that fought what lead their deaths. After all, he Battle of Dunkirk was an Allied success, a “miracle”, but a bigger one for the Axis. Hitlerbelieved that once Britain's troops left continental Europe, they would never return. But they did.
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This picture has a very interesting caption; not only for the man who gave his life for brave ideals, but for the huge number of daily objects displayed on the sand. This picture had not left the Imperial War Museum Archives before, and since today you couldn’t find it on the internet.

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On this day in history, July 23rd 1914, Austria delivers a list of demands and an ultimatum to Serbia in response to the assassination of heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Austria-Hungary had a well founded, yet unproven, suspicion that the assassins had not acted alone, but were supported by the Serbian government. For decades, the Serbs and the Slavs of the Balkans were fighting for their own united national identity and sovereignty. As the Ottoman Empire crumbled, the Balkans were freed from their rule, and where the Serbs wanted a strong, united Slavic nation, Austria-Hungary hoped to fill the power vacuum and keep the Balkans weak. Russia on the other hand wished to help her Slavic brothers, but proved too indecisive in prior Balkan conflicts. Austria-Hungary saw the assassination as an opportunity to destroy Serbia, and her problems in the Balkans, once and for all. The list of demands in the ultimatum were so severe as to basically destroy the sovereignty of Serbia. This was done purposely so as to force a rejection that would lead to an Austro-Hungarian/Serb War where Austria-Hungary could just take the Balkans by force. The Kaiser, without reviewing the situation adequately, gave his Austro-Hungarian allies his undisputed support in the matter. And Russia, unwilling to ignore a Balkan crisis in which Russian influence and the Slavs would lose for a third time, gave her support to the Serbians.

Kaiser Wilhelm who was informed regularly about the battle of Verdun and gave his permision to go on... was he responsible or was his permision just formel.
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#Gallio, Altopiano di #Asiago. Foto del 18/7/2017 di Monica Toffano.

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Quite a sloppily pieced together portrait of a WW1 Stormtrooper. But I like it anyway. And yes Stormtroopers existed in real life for those who don't know, in the form of specially trained German soldiers. Who's roles were as raiding parties, carrying out close quarters attacks on enemy trenches. #pencilportrait #pencildrawing #portraits #sketch #sketches #stormtrooper #ww1 #greatwar #germany #history

Na Grande Guerra, no dia 26 de julho de 1917, pelas 15h15, o caça-minas Roberto Ivens (antigo arrastão Lordelo), requisitado em 1916, embateu contra uma mina alemã e afundou-se a cerca de 12 milhas a Sul de Cascais, desaparecendo rapidamente. Este acidente causou a morte do seu comandante, 1º Tenente Raul Alexandre Cascais, de três sargentos e de 11 praças, ficando ainda ferido o Capitão da marinha mercante Francisco António Biaia. #ilustrador #ilustração #ilustracion #illustration #illustratör #ilustracja #poster #watercolour #watercolors #artgallery #artwork #art #art #desenho #design #marinhaportuguesa #robertoivens #arqueology #lisbon #lisboa🇵🇹 #portugal #firstworldwar #navy⚓ #greatwar #tejo #museudemarinha #style

No dia 26 de julho de 1917, pelas 15h15, o caça-minas Roberto Ivens (antigo arrastão Lordelo), requisitado em 1916, embateu contra uma mina e afundou-se a cerca de 12 milhas a Sul de Cascais, desaparecendo rapidamente. Este acidente causou a morte do seu comandante, 1º Tenente Raul Alexandre Cascais, de três sargentos e de 11 praças, ficando ainda ferido o Capitão da marinha mercante Francisco António Biaia. #marinhaportuguesa #lisbon #lisbon #greatwar #firstworldwar #1917 #portugal #historia #arqueology #navy

Kaiser Wilhelm who was informed regularly about the battle of Verdun and gave his permision to go on... was he responsible or was his permision just formel.
#verdun #verdun1916 #1916 #ww1 #worldwar1 #worldwarone #greatwar #wilhelm #kaiserwilhelm #wilhelmII #hohenzollern #🇩🇪 #emperor

As I finally have a display cabinet I thought I'd show off the whole first world war grenade collection! Insta won't let me write enough to describe them all so if you have any questions comment or DM me!! #ww1 #firstworldwar #worldwarone #greatwar #grenade #ordinance #weapon #explosive #bomb #stickgrenade #millsbomb #war #warhistory #warfare #relic #antique #collectible #collection #military #militaryhistory #militaria #likeforlike #like4like #follow4follow #followforfollow

Ничего необычного, просто небольшая коллекция обложек журнала "К спорту!" - самого популярного спортивного издания Российской империи - времён Первой мировой войны (за 1914 и 1915 годы). Как минимум половину выпуска занимали новости из действующей армии, репортажи о союзниках и даже небольшие заметки об известных спортсменах, ушедших на фронт. Однако уже в 1916 году, когда патриотический угар прошел, на обложку журнала снова вернулись спортсмены.
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Party of Royal Irish Rifles in a communication trench on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. Let’s take the battle in numbers and facts. In one hand, the German Empire had deployed at the end of the battle a total amount of 1,500,000, a total of 50 divisions. Approximately 500,000 soldiers perished, one third of the army present. On the other hand, the British Empire, with the support of the UK, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, India, Newfoundland, New Zealand, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, gathered 1,530,000 also in 50 divisions. The French managed to send 1,440,000 soldiers in 48 divisions. The casualties in the British Army ascended to 420,000; while the French Army lost 200,000 of their men at arms.

01/07/1916

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#Gallio, Altopiano di #Asiago. Foto del 18/7/2017 di Monica Toffano.

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