World War One: The many battles faced by WW1's nurses
Nursing was harrowing, often dangerous work in WW1 but the full contribution of the women often goes unrecognised, writes Shirley Williams.
Bravery of nurses who served at Passchendaele revealed in new book
Today marks 100 years since the start of the battle near the Belgian city of Ypres, which killed or wounded an estimated one million solders, 77,000 of whom were Australian.
A sergeant of Manchester City Police poses in full gas protection suit during the early years of World War 2. This image is taken from one of a series of albums produced by police photographers of the day depicting the force at work in wartime. The albums now form part of the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum. We hope to bring you further images from the wartime albums over the coming months. From the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives. For more…
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The amazing story of Finland in World War II, 1939-1945 - Rare Historical Photos
The images record the war years from 1939 to 1945, spanning three conflicts: Winter War, the Continuation War and the Lapland War.
Harrowing Vintage Photos of Children and Troops in Gas Masks During World War I
Imagine being a soldier entrenched in the ground and seeing a yellowish fog roll in. At first you don't know what to make of it. Then you begin to smell an odor. It smells like garlic - no wait, more like mustard. Your eyes begin to water and your skin begins to itch and burn. You have to get away from it, but there's no where to go: if you attempt to leave the cover of the trench, you'll be gunned down by enemy soldiers across the battlefield, and yet if you stay, you die choking on this…