An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right – in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917. WWI
Aerial reconnaissance photograph showing a landscape scarred by trench lines and artillery craters. Photograph by pilot Richard Scholl and his co-pilot Lieutenant Anderer near Guignicourt, northern France, August 8, 1918. One month later, Richard Scholl was reported missing. (CC BY SA Carola Eugster) #
La Seconde Guerre mondiale infographie
World War II - Prisoners at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
Aerial photograph, St Eloi, near Ypres, Belgium, 27 March 1916. This aerial photograph was taken on 27 March 1916 after the British had exploded six very large mines at the same time, to knock out the German defence before the Allies advanced. The new huge mine craters can be seen looking like four hills in a line up the centre of the photograph.
Who is who in World War 1 - great map to use in class.
On 14 June 1940, sergeant François Mitterrand was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans. After a year and a half he finally managed to escape. He would become President of France, from 1981 to 1995.
A British 17 pdr round lodged in a block of armor from a Tiger I, which it failed to completely penetrate.