The German Landsturm, heading off to the front during World War I. The oldest class of reservists, they were nevertheless called up in great numbers to supplement the army during the war. (Hoffschmidt and Tantum Collection)
Two riflemen of a Guards Battalion of the Prussian Army pose for a photographic memento with their Mauser rifles and full kit. The is still in use for ceremonial duty with some units of the present-day German army.
World War I German Shock Troops, Circa Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett