French Poilu advancing. It looks like they might of taken a German position since there appear to be dead Germans in the lower left corner of the picture.

French Poilu advancing. It looks like they might of taken a German position since there appear to be dead Germans in the lower left corner of the picture.

Bringing in the wounded from the battlefield - Canadian soldiers at Vimy Ridge, April,1917.

Bringing in the wounded from the battlefield - Canadian soldiers at Vimy Ridge, April,1917.

An African Askari Soldier serving the German Army preparing to engage during the outbreak of WW1, 1914

An African Askari Soldier serving the German Army preparing to engage during the outbreak of WW1, 1914

Finnish soldiers engage in a street battle with Soviet forces during the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War over contested territory in Karelia. Medvezhyegorsk (Finnish: Karhumäki), Medvezhyegorsky District, Republic of Karelia, Soviet Union. December 1941.

Finnish soldiers engage in a street battle with Soviet forces during the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War over contested territory in Karelia. Medvezhyegorsk (Finnish: Karhumäki), Medvezhyegorsky District, Republic of Karelia, Soviet Union. December 1941.

Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands. 3rd of July 1944.  “Marine infantrymen move fast to take up new positions in Garapan, principal city of Saipan. Japanese buildings and installations were set afire by supporting artillery barrages and the ‘Leathernecks’ (Marines) entered the town to engage the enemy in street fighting for the first time in the Pacific theatre.”

Garapan, Saipan, Mariana Islands. 3rd of July 1944. “Marine infantrymen move fast to take up new positions in Garapan, principal city of Saipan. Japanese buildings and installations were set afire by supporting artillery barrages and the ‘Leathernecks’ (Marines) entered the town to engage the enemy in street fighting for the first time in the Pacific theatre.”

The History Place - World War I Timeline - 1916 - French Await Zero Hour

The History Place - World War I Timeline - 1916 - French Await Zero Hour

Totenkopf Division

Totenkopf Division

Trench warfare on the Marne German gun position, Marne, France during World War I

French to praise Brit troops at First Battle of the Marne anniversary

Trench warfare on the Marne German gun position, Marne, France during World War I

French trench

French trench

French soldiers manning badly damaged trenches near Hill 304 at Verdun, July 1917.

French soldiers manning badly damaged trenches near Hill 304 at Verdun, July 1917.

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