Vintage Photographs - Battlegrounds

Russian soldiers abandoning their lines in Galicia This section of the website contains archive photographs taken during, before and after the war.  Specifically this sub-section contains battleground photography.

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vintage photoFrench railway engineers at work in the Argonne (GWS) vintage photoGerman position on a mountain-side in the Vosges (GWS)
vintage photoPartially destroyed barbed wire entanglements near Carency (GWS) vintage photoArea of Carency devastated by artillery (GWS)
vintage photoView of battlefront from a captured German trench in Flanders (GWS) vintage photoA devastated section of the battlefront in Northern France (GWS)
vintage photoRemains of a prosperous flower mill in Lizerne in Belgium in 1915 (GWS) vintage photoFrench War Minister Millerand at Carency (GWS)
vintage photoFrench soldier, overcome, being tended by his orderly under fire (GWS) vintage photoA street in Maroeuil bombarded by the Germans (GWS)
vintage photoFrench Light Infantry Corps charging trenches on the Meuse (GWS) vintage photoFrench Light Infantry Corps charging trenches on the Meuse (GWS)
vintage photoFarm d'Attiche, Carency, destroyed by German artillery fire (GWS) vintage photoA corner of Carency shattered by shot and shell (GWS)
vintage photoFrench soldiers carrying the bodies of two officers for burial (GWS) vintage photoCharge by a regiment of French Zouaves on the plateau of Touvent (GWS)
vintage photoVillage of Villers au Bois, near Carency, destroyed (GWS) vintage photoRemainder of Carency railway station's refreshment room (GWS)
vintage photoEastern slope of the Souchez Spur (GWS) vintage photoFarm d'Attiche, Carency, destroyed by German artillery fire (GWS)
vintage photoLord Kitchener visiting the French battlefront, August 1915 (GWS) vintage photoA charge by the Royal Naval Division in Gallipoli (GWS)
vintage photoRailway station at Aspach le Haut, Alsace (GWS) vintage photoA British instruction class in field telegraphy progress (GWS)
vintage photoBritish cyclist tapping wires and sending information to HQ (GWS) vintage photoBritish observers in a tree top (GWS)
vintage photoA shattered homestead: the Mayor's former home in Alsace (GWS) vintage photoGerman shell bursting between advancing French troops (GWS)
vintage photoFrench field post at Hermaville starting for the Front (GWS) vintage photoServing out soup to French outposts (GWS)
vintage photoFrench troops about to entrain for the Front (GWS) vintage photoKitchener, Millerand and Joffre in north-eastern France (GWS)
vintage photoGeneral view of the ruins of Jozefov, on the Vistula (GWS) vintage photoA Galician oil well blaze which lasted for 18 days (GWS)
vintage photoRussian soldiers waiting their turn for a bath in a Red Cross train (GWS) vintage photoThe harbour of Libau, occupied by German forces on 7 May 1915 (GWS)
vintage photoThe marketplace in Mitau (GWS) vintage photoView of Mitau, capital of Baltic province of Courland (GWS)
vintage photoPatrol of Austrian cavalry reconnoitring on the south-east Front (GWS) vintage photoA German forage store in Poland (GWS)
vintage photoA battlefield in Poland where Mackensen drove back Russian forces (GWS) vintage photoGerman Landsturm marching along the principal street in Lodz (GWS)
vintage photoGeneral view of Lemberg from a height near the town (GWS) vintage photoGerman troops in the vicinity of Warsaw (GWS)
vintage photoGerman searchlight section on the march (GWS) vintage photoGerman searchlight section on the march (GWS)
vintage photoPhoto of the Russian lines as captured German cannon were brought in (GWS) vintage photoMembers of German staff observing an action on the Russian Front (GWS)
vintage photoAustrian armoured train used in the Carpathian campaign (GWS) vintage photoFeeding German soldiers in Przemysl (GWS)
vintage photoGerman officers surveying damage caused while fighting in Galicia (GWS) vintage photoConflict in the Galician oilfield area: a scene at Boryslav (GWS)
vintage photoWrecked interior of a textile factory in Galicia (GWS) vintage photoGerman pioneers repairing bridge between Warsaw and Praga suburb (GWS)
vintage photoRussian horse artillery crossing a stream on the Polish front (GWS) vintage photoAustrian troops advancing on Russian position at Novo Georgievsk (GWS)
vintage photoAustrian bridge constructed across the Vistula (GWS) vintage photoApparatus used by the Austrian army for the production of poison gas (GWS)
vintage photoThe Bavarian flag over a captured fort in Warsaw (GWS) vintage photoWatching the Austro-German entry in Warsaw (GWS)
vintage photoShattered bridge across the Vistula at Warsaw (GWS) vintage photoRussian HQ staff examining a large-scale map of the Eastern area (GWS)
vintage photoGerman soldiers well-sinking in Russian Poland (GWS) vintage photoRussian forces transferring guns onto railway trucks in Poland (GWS)
vintage photoGerman-constructed railway into Poland (GWS) vintage photoAwaiting the arrival of Prince Leopold in Warsaw (GWS)
vintage photoAustrian officer's sleeping quarters on the field (GWS) vintage photoBlown up forts on the east front of Libau abandoned by the Russians (GWS)
vintage photoGerman troops massed on the quay at Libau (GWS) vintage photoShavli as seen from the railway (GWS)
vintage photoGerman cavalry entering conquered Shavli, in Courland (GWS) vintage photoWounded Russians on their way out of Warsaw (GWS)
vintage photoRussian forces stripping Warsaw of metal before their retreat (GWS) vintage photoRussian attack under a smoke cloud (GWS)
vintage photoRussian forces stripping Warsaw of metal before their retreat (GWS) vintage photoAn attack by Austrian troops on the Cholm-Lublin line (GWS)
vintage photoAustrian machine for disinfecting clothing in Galicia (GWS) vintage photoVillage constructed by French artillerymen on the Aisne (GWS)
vintage photoA blazing granary in Brest Litovsk (GWS) vintage photoPrince Leopold of Bavaria's entry into Warsaw (GWS)
vintage photoPrince Leopold of Bavaria's entry into Warsaw (GWS) vintage photoEffect of a successful French mining operation (GWS)
vintage photoA crater in Flanders (GWS) vintage photoM. Vandervelde chatting with Belgian soldiers at the Front (GWS)
vintage photoWounded French Army soldier being assisted behind the firing line (GWS) vintage photoAn open-air destructor for burning the clothes of enemy dead (GWS)
vintage photoBritish motor-buses bringing troops to the Front in Flanders (GWS) vintage photoFrench artillery officer observing the German lines (GWS)
vintage photoBelgian officers' quarters in Flanders (GWS) vintage photoFrench monument erercted at Bercy to commemorate early battles in 1914 (GWS)
vintage photoA parade of London motor-buses ferrying British troops to the Front (GWS) vintage photoFrenchwomen watching British troops pass by (GWS)
vintage photoDestroyed village of Zuydschoote, Flanders (GWS) vintage photoDestroyed church at village of Zuydschoote, Flanders (GWS)
vintage photoOn Gallipoli: capture of supplies from the British commissariat (GWS) vintage photoA group of the men who defended Van (GWS)
vintage photoBritish supply column with native guides in Gallipoli (GWS) vintage photoLines of British infantry advancing from Salt Lake in Gallipoli (GWS)
vintage photoBritish troops bringing up supplies at Suvla Bay (GWS) vintage photoHill stormed by Australian forces at Gaba Tepe (GWS)

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