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World War I in colour photos The Local

World War I in colour photos The Local

World War I in colour photos T. German Artillery troops, Berlin, 1914

World War I in colour photos T. German Artillery troops, Berlin, 1914

Belgian refugees with a dogcart, on their way from Aalst to Gent, Belgium, 1914.

Belgian refugees with a dogcart, on their way from Aalst to Gent, Belgium, 1914.

Following WWI surrender the Imperial German Navy Submarine U-118 was to be transferred to France where it would be broken up for scrap. However, in the early hours of 15 April 1919, while it was being towed through the English Channel, its dragging hawser broke off in a storm. The ship ran aground on the beach at Hastings in Sussex at approximately 12:45am, directly in front of the Queens Hotel.

Following WWI surrender the Imperial German Navy Submarine U-118 was to be transferred to France where it would be broken up for scrap. However, in the early hours of 15 April 1919, while it was being towed through the English Channel, its dragging hawser broke off in a storm. The ship ran aground on the beach at Hastings in Sussex at approximately 12:45am, directly in front of the Queens Hotel.

Some 187, or almost half, of the 380 U-boats used by the German navy in World War I were lost. Several U-boats with the German Imperial Navy are still considered missing today. Lists provide precise details on which of the U-boats the German naval forces had lost by the time the war ended in November 1918. Here, SM U-118, a German minelaying submarine, lies on the beach in Hastings, Sussex, after running aground while been towed to France to be broken up for scrap in April 1919.

Some 187, or almost half, of the 380 U-boats used by the German navy in World War I were lost. Several U-boats with the German Imperial Navy are still considered missing today. Lists provide precise details on which of the U-boats the German naval forces had lost by the time the war ended in November 1918. Here, SM U-118, a German minelaying submarine, lies on the beach in Hastings, Sussex, after running aground while been towed to France to be broken up for scrap in April 1919.

The body of a French boy hangs from a tree after being blasted up by a German shell. The Battle of Verdun, 1916.   Anonymous

The body of a French boy hangs from a tree after being blasted up by a German shell. The Battle of Verdun, 1916. Anonymous

Jean-Marie Caujolle, one of the first French soldiers to be wounded during World War One, when both his legs were blown off by a shell at Champagne, 1915

Jean-Marie Caujolle, one of the first French soldiers to be wounded during World War One, when both his legs were blown off by a shell at Champagne, 1915

Image from http://www.fiddlersgreen.net/vehicles/Renault-FT17/IMAGES/WWI-Tanks.jpg.

Image from http://www.fiddlersgreen.net/vehicles/Renault-FT17/IMAGES/WWI-Tanks.jpg.

The Somme - Probably the most gruesome and bloody battle in the last 100 years. -World War 1

The Somme - Probably the most gruesome and bloody battle in the last 100 years. -World War 1

1284078: World War One - Aviation. A British airman drops a bomb, complete with written messages, on the enemy. Credit: ©TopFoto

1284078: World War One - Aviation. A British airman drops a bomb, complete with written messages, on the enemy. Credit: ©TopFoto