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Oct 30, 2018

100 years since World War One

100 years since World War One

November marks a full century since the Armistice that ended World War One.
It is never to late to reflect on the horrors of this war and the sacrifice made by men, women and children on all sides.

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An undated archive picture shows French soldiers moving a 95 mm cannon, on the rear guard near the front, at unknown location in France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows French artillery officers on the phone relaying instructions to adjust cannon fire in a trench on the front line, at an unknown location in France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows French soldiers firing a 155 mm mortar from a trench on the front line, at an unknown location in France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows a French soldier in a sap trench just after being shelled at Mont Tetu near Massiges, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows a French soldier aiming an anti aircraft machine gun from a trench at Perthes les Hurlus, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows German soldiers offering to surrender to French troops, seen from a listening post in a trench at Massiges, northeastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows French troops in trenches above Ablain-Saint-Nazaire in the Artois front, northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows French soldiers standing in German trenches seized after being shelled on the Somme front, northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows soldiers and horses amid a destroyed spot on the battlefield at Maurepas on the Somme front, northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows French officers inspecting trenches on the Argonne front, eastern France. Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows a French officer standing near a cemetery with recent graves of soldiers killed on the front lines of WWI, at Saint-Jean-sur-Tourbe on the Champagne front, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows a statue of Christ on the cross on a tree at Fricourt on the Somme front in France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows a shelter for machine gunners in a French trench at Apremont-la-Foret, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows French General Joseph Joffre congratulating and awarding medals to soldiers, who fought in the Battle of Verdun, in Verdun Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows Field Marshal Kitchener meeting French General Baratier as French Marshal Joffre looks on, on the Champagne front, Eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows Field Marshall Douglas Haig riding a horse at an unknown location in France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows French General Emile Eugene Belin visiting the front line near Arras, Northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows French soldiers posing in a trench at Suippes on the Champagne front, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows a dog pulling a Belgian machine gun at an unknown location in northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows French cyclists of the Cavalry Corps, on the Champagne Front, Eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows French soldiers posing outside their shack, called "The Chalet", at la Sapiniere near Lachalade on the Argonne front, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows carcasses of animals strung up before being cooked for soldiers, on the Champagne front, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture taken shows soldiers attending an entertainment show at Suippes, on the Champagne Front, Eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows French troops from the rear guard eating lunch near Arras, Northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows a French soldier after taking a shower, at the rear guard near the front line, at an unknown location in France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows captured Germans soldiers marching through Chalons en Champagne, Eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows a priest conducting mass for French soldiers on the Champagne front, eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows soldiers attending an entertainment show at Suippes, on the Champagne Front, Eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows injured soldiers arriving at a hospital before being evacuated on the Champagne front, eastern France. Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture shows soldiers at a train for injured soldiers in Calais, Northern France in 1915 Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An undated archive picture shows Germans soldiers, captured during the Battle of Verdun, taking off their clothes for a body search by French soldiers, in Eastern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An archive picture taken in 1916 shows British soldiers standing near their machine guns on the Somme front, northern France Denise Follveider/REUTERS

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An officer receives a camera and its film to be processed in the field Handout ./Reuters

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America's most successful World War One fighter ace Handout ./Reuters

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U.S. artillerymen fire a 75mm gun Handout ./Reuters

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An Army nurse assists with treatment of a patient Handout ./Reuters

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World War One combat Handout ./Reuters

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American patrol Handout ./Reuters

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An American World War One observation balloon Handout ./Reuters

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The Big Four Allied leaders Handout ./Reuters

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The British aircraft carrier HMS Argus Handout ./Reuters

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U.S. soldiers are seen in a trench putting on gas masks Handout ./Reuters

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Six U.S. soldiers, with five of them wearing gas masks and the other one holding his throat Handout ./Reuters

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The destroyed town of Passchendaele Handout ./Reuters

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A Renault truck outfitted with mobile X-ray equipment Handout ./Reuters

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British soldiers wait in the trenches Handout ./Reuters

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A British Mark IV tank falls into a trench Handout ./Reuters

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Soldiers follow a British Mark IV tank Handout ./Reuters

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Inspection of yeomen Handout ./Reuters

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Submarines Handout ./Reuters

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Soldiers of the 1st Division Handout ./Reuters

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A photograph shows German soldiers Handout ./Reuters

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The Wider Image: Women in the workplace Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian stretcher bearers carry the dead from a battlefield during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows cyclists of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force posing at Scottish Lines near Poperinghe Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows dead German soldiers in their trenches which were demolished during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows shrapnel bursting over a reserve trench in Canadian lines during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows Canadians returning victorious carrying war trophies from Courcelette Handout ./REUTERS

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Archive photo shows Canadian Official Photographer watches a bombardment of German positions on the Somme in 1916 Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows German officers captured by Canadians during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows two gas shells exploding near Canadian lines during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows Canadian soldiers returning from trenches during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows Canadian soldiers returning from trenches during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows wounded dressed in a trench during the Courcelette operation of the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows soldiers dwarfed by a shell crater on one of the roads to Bapaume Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows German prisoners carrying a stretcher during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows a gunnery officer writing a Christmas message on a Canadian heavy howitzer during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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Canadian archive photo shows dead German soldiers lying after a Canadian charge during the Battle of the Somme Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers react to a gas attack in an undated photo, likely used for training purposes, taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers charge an enemy position in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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An American gun crew from Regimental Headquarters Company fires a 37mm gun during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers from the 1st Division are deployed in the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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Soldiers of the U.S. Army 27th Division parade in New York City after World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers of the U.S. Army 27th Division react after arriving in New York City from France after the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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Two American soldiers pose during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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Wounded lie in an American field hospital in Auteuil, Paris, France around 1915 during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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An injured soldier is loaded into a U.S. Army ambulance in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers move equipment along a dirt road in Saint-Ouen-les-Parey during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers practicing throwing hand grenades during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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Princeton University students who have enlisted in military service learn about trench construction during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers of the Machine Gun Battalion gather around an outdoor kitchen in World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American, British, French, and German gas masks are seen in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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A U.S. Marine leads training on a shooting range in France in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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American troops march down a road in France in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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An American Expeditionary Force doctor tends to an injured American soldier during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American forward observation posts are seen during World War One near Forges, France Handout ./REUTERS

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U.S. soldiers of the 82nd Division stand in formation at Camp Gordon, Georgia in 1917 Handout ./REUTERS

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American soldiers keep watch in a trench in France in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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U.S. soldiers return to Washington following service in the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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U.S. Marines form a line in France in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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U.S. Army soldiers play baseball during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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American troops undergo grenade gun training in France during World War One Handout ./REUTERS

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U.S. soldiers of the American Expeditionary Force are seen during a pause in fighting in an undated photo taken during the First World War Handout ./REUTERS

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