WW1: One of the most publicized photos of WW1 shows a British trench during a lull. Note those "resting", two of them on the floor of the trench. One rifleman remains on guard in case the enemy decides on a sudden attack.
Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline
They are images which remind us of the crucial role played by the forgotten warriors of World War I — the four-legged ones.
London Underground - First World War air raid shelter poster, September 1917
It is often forgotten - the extent of sheltering in London tube stations during the First World War. This poster was issued in 1917 - banning birds, cats, etc from the stations during raids.
Americans in World War One
The start of a three-part series for the Memorial Day weekend. The Americans may have come to the Great War later than many, but their experience was every bit as intense. From the LIFE photo archives (though not LIFE magazine, which didn't yet exist), plus one from the Imperial War Museum. 1917-1918, of course. A young soldier boarding a train for the Front. Source American troops lined up in London before being shipped to the front. Source Troops on the move. Source An American machine-gun…