Drawing of Western Front by painter Alfred Schönberner. Europeana 1914-1918, CC BY-SA
Void of War by Paul Nash (1918)
Cephalotes varians or the Turtle Ant is a species of ant whose head has evolved into a “door” that can block the entrance to its nest.
The honeypot ant - a perfect example of nature’s strategy to survive in bad times. The honeypot ant or honey ant, is a normal ant species, but has adopted a special strategy to survive when there is a lack of food. Some of the working ants eat food and divert it into sweet syrup and save this syrup in their abdomens. For that, there abdomen grows big like a pot, sometimes to the size of a grape.
Wiring a ditch. Barbed wire was relatively cheap and easy to manufacture and…
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World War Two Prisoner of War camp Stalag Luft III
"War correspondent Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett took the above photo of the SS River Clyde run aground on V Beach, and it is perhaps the best single visual statement that could explain the humiliating, total disaster unfolding on the Gallipoli Peninsula today, 25 April 1915. Turks fighting in well-prepared defenses resembling those of the Western Front, belts of barbed wire, entrenchment and zones of fire that make best use of the terrain."