An Austrian soldier stands in a trench built along the Isonzo Valley, on the Italian front in 1916.

greatwarincolour: “ An Austrian soldier stands in a trench built along the Isonzo Valley, on the Italian front in Original image source: Austrian National Library ”

A group of young German radio operators working in a field.

A group of young German radio operators working in a field. (A companion to this photograph) Original image source: The above picture is a colourized version from Saxon State and University Library Dresden Licensed under the Creative Commons

British tanks housed on the Western Front.

British tanks housed on the Western Front.Original image source: National Library of Scotland Licensed under the Creative Commons(CC) BY-NC-SA

Two French boys goof around with members of the 4th Canadian Division. Taken in March, 1919 at an embarkation camp in Havre, France.

Two French boys goof around with members of the Canadian Division. Taken in March, 1919 at an embarkation camp in Havre, France. Original image source: Library and Archives Canada

French soldiers receive the Military Medal for acts of bravery during the Battle of the Somme. France, 1916.

French soldiers who have been awarded medals during the Battle of the Somme. Several wear the Croix de Guerre with Stars and Palms. The man in front is a squad machine-gunner, evident by his crescent.

A young girl leads Canadian soldiers down Rue de Rempart in Valenciennes, France in November, 1918.

greatwarincolour: “ A young girl leads Canadian soldiers down Rue de Rempart in Valenciennes, France in November, Original image source: Canadian Library and Archives ”

Portrait of a German soldier in a prisoner of war camp. July 1917.

Portrait of a German soldier in a prisoner of war camp.

A portrait of two Italian prisoners of war captured by the Austrian army, in Dornberk, Slovenia, 1916.

greatwarincolour: “ A portrait of two Italian prisoners of war captured by the Austrian army, in Dornberk, Slovenia, Original image source: Austrian National Library GWIC will be posting one portrait each day until November ”

Portrait of a woman on the home front working in a factory in Lancashire, UK. September, 1918.

Portrait of a woman on the home front working in a factory in Lancashire, UK. September, Original image source: Nationaal Archief GWIC will be posting one portrait each day until November

Two soldiers release a pigeon with a message from their trench. Taken May 1917.

Two soldiers release a pigeon with a message from their trench.

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