THE HERITAGE OF THE GREAT WAR
Gott strafe England ! - May God punish England
Prayer on a wall in France. Germans used this slogan in the Second World War as well.
Autochrome color picture made in 1917.
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French soldier showing his arm with blisters caused by musterd gas
The utter desolation of the battlefield in Northern France.
The railway was used for transport of ammunition.
A pillbox (small bunker) smashed by enemy shells.
No more branches, no more leaves.
Shelters, but no safety.
Safe shelter just behind the second line of defence. Picture made in Northern France, 1917.
French soldiers sitting amidst of the ravage.
French soldier and a civilian in the ruins of a factory.
The fire brigade of a small town in Northern France.
French army chaplain.
Destroyed church, Northern France.
French soldiers clearing debris in a small town, Northern France.
French farm and houses hit by German shells.
French army administrateur.
|On a Heap of Bricks
French oriental soldiers cooking.
French soldiers eating in the open.
French soldier (on the right) with walking stick and a pipe photographed with Canadian sappers.
French soldier filling his water bottle in a small town in Northern France.
French Nieuport 17 (or 23) Aeroplane
This is the end of our series of color photographs from the Great War. New pictures will be added in the future. If you know of the existence of more interesting 1914-1918 color pictures please let me know - RR.
Click on a number for the other pages with color pictures: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9
Or go straight to the frontpage of The Heritage of the Great War
Sources: Many pictures come from our own collection. Others were found in books, and some elsewhere on the Internet - RR.