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Königlich Sächsische 16. Infanterie-Regiment Nr.182 Letter on reverse: addressed to a Joh[hanna] Marschner in Chemnitz, the author excitedly announces he is leaving for the front on Saturday. Postage cancelled at Freiberg on 1.10.1914. Freiberg was the hometown of Kgl. Sächs. 16. Infanterie-Regiment Nr.182. Coloured by.

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13 Old-Timey Photos That Prove History Was Haunted

He's actually a German soldier in World War I, back when the transition from horse to tank still wasn't fully complete. However, while we have to question the effectiveness of using a lance to take on machine guns, the psychological effect of charging the enemy with a sharp stick in a gas mask from atop a black steed can't be underestimated.


WWI, "This moment is the result of chance", Le Miroir, 9 May 1915. - La presse illustrée française pendant la Grande Guerre | Chemins de Mémoire - Ministère de la Défense - Ministère de la Défense

Winnipeg the Bear, the inspiration for “Winnie the Pooh”, is seen here with Lt. Harry Colebourn when she was the unofficial mascot of a Canadian cavalry regiment in 1914.


A Soldat from an unknown Saxon infantry regiment circa 1915.