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French troops in trenches above Ablain-Saint-Nazaire in the Artois front, northern France, in 1916. (Photo by Collection Odette Carrez/Reuters)
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An undated archive picture shows a dog pulling a Belgian machine gun at an unknown location in northern France. A Viscount in the Armoured Cavalry Branch of the French Army left behind a collection of hundreds of glass plates taken during World Wa.

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French troops in trenches above Ablain-Saint-Nazaire in the Artois front, northern France, in 1916. (Photo by Collection Odette Carrez/Reuters)

French troops in trenches above Ablain-Saint-Nazaire in the Artois front, northern France, in 1916. (Photo by Collection Odette Carrez/Reuters)

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WWI, unseen images from the front An archive picture shows French troops in trenches above Ablain-Saint-Nazaire in the Artois front, northern France, in (REUTERS/Collection Odette Carrez)

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WWI, 14 Jan 1917; French troops leading dogs to the trenches during training exercises at Fontainebleau. ©IWM
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WWI, 14 Jan 1917; French troops leading dogs to the trenches during training exercises at Fontainebleau. ©IWM

WWI, 14 Jan 1917; French troops leading dogs to the trenches during training exercises at Fontainebleau. ©IWM
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French regiment in trenches - WW I

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French Regiment at hill 34 outside Verdun 1916

65 million men fought in World War I, and of those 65 million, 10 million died; some have that number at closer to 20 million.

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German soldiers advance at the Battle of Verdun, World War I.
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German counter attack on the Mort Homme.

The Battle of Verdun was one of the most devastating battles in human history and the longest of the Great War.

German soldiers advancing under fire at the Battle of Verdun, This battle was made to put France out from under Germany's pressure. They made an effort that is.

During a punishing snowstorm, the German army launches a new attack against French forces on the high ground of Mort-Homme, on the l.

German soldiers advance at the Battle of Verdun, World War I.

German soldiers advance at the Battle of Verdun, World War I.
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A French solider recovering from injuries from WWI. via Wikipedia Commons

wounded French soldier Louis Blin, learns to walk for a time.

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ruins of Ypres after WWI

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80-G-435702: Iwo Jima Operation, 1945. U.S. Navy doctors and corpsmen administer to wounded Marines at an Iwo Jima first aid station, 20 February 1945. Navy Chaplain Lieutenant (Junior Grade) John H. Galbreath (right center) is kneeling beside a man who has severe flash burns, received in an artillery battery fifty yards or so away. Photographed by Warrant Officer Obie Newcomb, Jr., USMCR. Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, now in the National Archives' U.S. Navy photographic collection.

80-G-435702: Iwo Jima Operation, 1945. U.S. Navy doctors and corpsmen administer to wounded Marines at an Iwo Jima first aid station, 20 February 1945. Navy Chaplain Lieutenant (Junior Grade) John H. Galbreath (right center) is kneeling beside a man who has severe flash burns, received in an artillery battery fifty yards or so away. Photographed by Warrant Officer Obie Newcomb, Jr., USMCR. Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, now in the National Archives' U.S. Navy photographic collection.

Camels line a huge watering station, Asluj, Palestinian campaign, 1916.

Camels line a huge watering station, Asluj, Palestinian campaign, 1916.

French gunners manning a 105 mm gun during an artillery barrage in the Verdun region.

French gunners manning a 105 mm gun during an artillery barrage in the Verdun region.

French troops manning an advanced observation post near Meurthe-et-Moselle, c. 1916

Q French troops manning an advanced observation post near Parroy Pond (Meurthe-et-Moselle). Note a sniper rifle used by the soldier in the foreground

French troops in a trench using a pneumatic mortar, 1916. Pneumatic weapons like these were used throughout the French army before domestic industry could produce the required numbers of standard weapons. Once French industry had hit full war footing pneumatic weapons were generally replaced by mortars such as the ‘Mortier de 58 mm type 2′.

French troops loading a trench mortar, 5 March These light mortars were feared by troops as they launched light shells with a lot of explosives

"One of the most extensive archives I found of war dugouts is this Flickr account of nearly 7,000 high-resolution scans of rare postcards, mostly German. The postcard above, is of a Commander Rumpf, writing at a desk outside his WWI German-built dugout. Each postcard has been meticulously labelled, scanned on both sides and translated to share the letters written by soldiers on the back."

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Friday 1 July 2016 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.

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Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.

WWI, April 1917; Maj. William Mitchell standing in a French trench near Verdun. Credit; Library of Congress

British troops are advancing during the battle of the Somme, in 1916 (photo: ReutersArchive of Modern Conflict London)

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