THE HERITAGE OF THE GREAT WAR
French soldiers and their army car near the frontline
Autochrome color picture made in 1917.
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Two French soldiers walking through a deserted village.
Doctors, nurses and soldiers posing in front of an French Army Hospital.
Train, riddled by bullits.
French and British soldiers strolling through the old city of Bergues, Northern France.
|Time Off (2)
Another picture of French and British soldiers in the city of Bergues, Northern France.
French Engineering Corps working on a railway.
A French 370 mm gun, camouflaged and mounted on a sort of bogie.
These French sailors are navy gunners.
French soldier getting provisions.
A shell hole in the tower of the church of Saint-Jean des Vignes, in Soissons, Northern France.
A French soldier looks through a hole in the wall of a building.
The French line near Het Sas (the lock) in the Belgian village of Boesinghe.
An Indo-Chinese soldier of the French army.
Ambulances with red crosses near the village of Boesinghe in Flanders (Belgium).
An official French army photographer looking for a place to install his apparatus.
A barge with an estaminet (bar, café), moored on a bank of the river Yser.
A French soldier makes his toilet at a public fountain in a street in Reims, Northern France.
|The General's Tent
In a wood in Northern France, safely away front the frontline, the general has his billets in a tent. A soldier stands guard.
A Belgian military policeman (left) and a French collegue.
Debris in the half destroyed cathedral of Soissons, Northern France.
A French hospital camp on the banks of the river Yser.
Convalescing French soldiers brought into the sun. They have umbrella's.
French truck, 1917.
|Constructing a Bridge
French engineers contructing a bridge.
|Repairing a Bridge
French soldiers repairing a bridge near the battlefields of Flanders.
Floating bridge over the river Aisne, Northern France.
A French military postman.
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Sources: Many pictures come from our own collection. Others were found in books, and some elsewhere on the Internet - RR.