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Ypres battle. Menin road, 1917

Menin road, 1917 - I have seen this photo before and wondered about it. It is such a shallow, narrow trench, and they are so packed in. It just looks like a death trap. One artillery shell and the whole lot is gone.

Date 25 April 1915 – 9 January 1916 (8 months, 2 weeks and 1 day) Location Gallipoli peninsula, Ottoman Empire Result Decisive Ottoman victory[1]

Gallipoli Campaign - World War I April 1915 – 9 January Belligerents : British Empire & France vs Ottoman Empire Commanders and Leaders : Winston Churchill & Victor Augagneur vs Mustafa Kemal Strength : British & French vs Turks Result : Ottoman victory

266 British Soldiers Disappear In 1915 Without A Trace One of the strangest occurrences of the entire First World War – the disappearance of an entire regiment of men in the midst of battle during the infamous Gallipoli campaign. The incident came to light mainly through the eyewitness account of three members of a New Zealand field company, who said that they watched from a clear vantage point as a battalion of the Royal Norfolk Regiment marched up a hillside in Suvla Bay, Turkey.

The World War I claimed lives of tens of millions of European from 1914 to It is really a big loss. It engulfed Europe in a bloody war. While everybody hoped that World War I would be "The war to end all wars,"

Cleaning up German trenches at St. Pierre Divion. In the foreground a group of British soldiers are sorting through equipment abandoned in the trenches by the Germans when St Pierre Divion was captured. One soldier has three rifles slung on his shoulder, another has two. Others are looking at machine gun ammunition. The probable photographer, John Warwick Brooke, has achieved considerable depth of field as many other soldiers can be seen in the background far along the trenches.

Cleaning up German trenches at St. In the foreground a group of British soldiers are sorting through equipment abandoned in the trenches by the Germans when St Pierre Divion was captured.

1917, “Great Gatsby” genius F.Scott Fitzgerald’s military portrait.

“Great Gatsby” author, F.Scott Fitzgerald’s military portrait. He reportedly purchased the uniform for this photo at Brooks Brothers, was very excited to go to battle, but never ended up serving. It was a regret that supposedly haunted him his whole life.