Douglas Bader, who lost his legs in a peace time flying accident, was determined to prove he could still fly and join the RAF after losing his legs
French soldiers moving into attack from their trench during the Verdun battle. When war broke out in it was just 25 miles from France’s frontier with Germany. It also straddled the shortest direct route from Germany to Paris.
Historic WWI Photo – Smiling Soldiers
Jessie and Vincy, Even though they were wounded, the smiling soldiers enjoy a cup of soup after being treated.
Residents of London Lambeth walk, doing the dance of the same name in London, Sept. 1940 by way of showing their spirits are still high after bombs damaged the area.
Royal Highlanders resting at the foot of a wall. Arras, 14 June One of the lesser known problems of wearing a kilt in battle came with the introduction of mustard gas as a weapon. The gas was absorbed through the skin and produced large,.