Wet and muddied, English prisoners of war are assembled in a Belgian courtyard shortly after their arrival from the battlefields near Ypres, sometime around April 1915. The Second Battle of Ypres was fought in the Spring of 1915 and it was during this battle, the Germans used poisonous gas for the first time on the Western Front. Prior to this they had been gassing Russians on the Eastern Front with some success.
World War I photo album - Photos - Rare WWI photos show realities of life in the trenches
World War I photo album Putney describes his grandfather as a "staunch pacifist" who was a trained architect when he was first conscripted into the German Army. After surviving one of the bloodiest wars in history, Koessler left Germany to move to Los Angeles in 1925 where he became a well-respected art director at Universal Studios. Here, he's seen standing in uniform (l.)., while in another photo his comrades pose in the trenches.
- 1915 - Incoming British prisoners from the Western Front, now in Germany.
Comme des milliers de poilus de la Grande Guerre (ici dans la tranchée de Calonne), Mathurin Guillo est mort pour la France. Il repose au carré militaire d'un cimetière de Vannes.
Canadians wounded at the Battle of Amiens lying outside of the 10th Field Ambulance Dressing Station. German prisoners of war are also dispersed through the crowd. They likely carried some of the wounded back to the dressing station and are now...
Soldats canadiens nettoyant une route près de Cambrai, 1918.
2-G55-K1-1918-19 German soldiers in a French prisoner-of-war camp, circa 1918 akg-images
WWI, Dec 1916, Le Miroir; 'Interrogating German POWs"