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This is the humanitarian, Edith Cavell, this statue is at the war memorial site in Britan.

A female heroine: courage and self-sacrifice. Edith Cavell was an English nurse, executed by the Germans 1915 for helping Allied servicemen to escape from occupied Belgium.

Poppies at sunset #flowers

Poppies - Come in many varieties. Some are wildflowers like the tall red ones shown in the picture while the California Poppy is low growing and orange in color.

World War One (part 2) - Imgur

World War One (part 2)

The setting sun illuminates the sculpture of the 'Brooding Soldier'. The monument commemorates the Canadian First Division's participation in the Second Battle of Ypres of World War I.

World War 1 women: The Canaries were women munitions workers who worked with live shells destined for the trenches. Often working with the chemicals turned their skin yellow. Some canaries were discriminated against, some were even banned from entering shops and cafés. After this photo was taken on 1 July, 1918, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at the factory blew up – we will remember them

Before disaster struck: Women workers stack live shells destined for the trenches at the huge munitions factory at Chilwell in Nottinghamshire in A few months later, on 1 July, 250 workers were killed when eight tons of TNT explosive at.

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passendale WW1

Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passendale WW1

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Highland Territorials in a trench [La Gorgue, France], August I know these soldiers would have been very proud of their uniform, but a kilt just doesn’t seem like the most practical uniform to wear in a trench.

Badge of 95th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force WWI, perpetuated by the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

Badge of Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force WWI, perpetuated by the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

A german "beware of death" sign above an unexploded shell stuck in a tree WW1.[ 1011 x 1612] http://ift.tt/2g4ZMIT

A german “beware of death” sign above an unexploded shell stuck in a tree,

Post WW1: Dedication of Ossuary, Housing the French Dead of Verdun.

Post Dedication of Ossuary, Housing the French Dead of Verdun.

It's the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 and various commemorative events will be held across Australia to remember our service men and women.

ANZAC Day April 100 years on. It's the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 and various commemorative events will be held across Australia to remember our service men and women.

Tyne Cot Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery (In de volksmond gekend als "T'Hennekot" of "Tinnekot") is afgeleid van Tyne Cottage (Engels voor Tyne Vakantiehuis.), de benaming die de Royal Northumberland Fusiliers gaven aan het schuurtje gelegen op de spoorwegoversteek op de baan tussen Broodseinde en Passendale, en is een Britse militaire verzamelbegraafplaats.

Tyne Cot Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery (In de volksmond gekend als "T'Hennekot" of "Tinnekot") is afgeleid van Tyne Cottage (Engels voor Tyne Vakantiehuis.), de benaming die de Royal Northumberland Fusiliers gaven aan het schuurtje gelegen op de spoorwegoversteek op de baan tussen Broodseinde en Passendale, en is een Britse militaire verzamelbegraafplaats.

WWI German Soldier and Sweetheart by sunnybrook100, via Flickr

WWI German Soldier and Sweetheart "Cheer up, people, the soldiers are here. We change lovers and places until the grim reaper calls us to the headquarters.

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