World War I

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"The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime." - Edward Grey, July 1914.

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Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital, 1918 – History By Zim

Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital, 1918

Cutting hair at the 166th Field Hospital in Baccarat, France on May 15, 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

The First Battalion of the Infantry, the famous "Lost Battalion" of the Division's Argonne campaign of the Great War, marches up New York's Fifth Avenue just past the Arch of Victory during the spring of 1919 World War One, First World, London In August, March, Old Diary, Homecoming Parade, London Police, New York Tours, Remo

308th Infantry marching up Fifth Ave, 1919

Photo Credit: AP The First Battalion of the 308th Infantry, the famous “Lost Battalion” of the 77th Division’s Argonne campaign of the Great War, marches up New York’s Fifth Avenue just past the Arch of Victory during the spring of 1919. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Red Cross workers parade in New York City on October

Red Cross workers parade in NYC, 1917.

Photo Credit: National Archives Red Cross workers parade in New York City on October 4, 1917. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Theodora Boot of the Girls’ National Guard Honor Guard distributing fruit and flowers to the sick sailors in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital on Sept.

Distributing fruit and flowers to sick sailors, 1917

Photo Credit: National Archives Theodora Boot of the Girls’ National Guard Honor Guard distributing fruit and flowers to the sick sailors in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital on Sept. 27, 1917. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

The statistics of the Spanish flu are just brutal, and the disease touched every corner of the globe. It ranks as one of the worst diseases in history, a reminder of how deadly influenza can really be. World War I, World History, History Museum, Family History, Flu Epidemic, Influenza Virus, Herd Immunity, History Magazine, University Of Southern California

A group from the Women’s Motor Service of the American Red Cross in St. Louis, Missouri helping with the Influenza Epidemic in October of 1918.

A group from the Women’s Motor Service of the American Red Cross in St. Louis, Missouri helping with the Influenza Epidemic in October of 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin

Peace is celebrated even at the most remote corners of the earth. The Pribilof Islands are far above the Arctic circle in the Bering Sea. When they learned of the armistice, the island’s inhabitants fired off a salute. World War One, End Of The World, Old World, 21 Gun Salute, Austro Hungarian, British Soldier, Arctic Circle, Red Army, D Day

Receiving news of peace in Alaska, 1918

Photo Credit: National Archives Armed men, in Alaska, receive news of peace on November 11, 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Navy Nurse Hazel Herringshaw stands with two of her patients -- 1918 - United States Navy Nurse Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Navy nurse with two of her patients, 1918

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy Navy nurse Hazel Herringshaw and two of her patients, 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Soldiers cooking in a field kitchen under a canvas tent during World War I. Troops, Soldiers, Army Tent, Canvas Tent, Camping Meals, World War I, Outdoor Cooking, Usmc, Wwi

WWI field kitchen under a canvas tent

Photo Credit: Navy Medicine Soldiers cooking in a field kitchen under a canvas tent during World War I. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Women workers in ordnance shops, Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company, Nicetown, Pennsylvania. Hand chipping with pneumatic hammers. American Women, American History, Pneumatic Hammer, History Of Welding, Rosie The Riveter, World War One, Women In History, Photo Library, Vintage Photographs

Women Ordnance Workers at Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company, 1918

Photo Credit: Department of Defense Women workers hand chipping with pneumatic hammers at Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company in Nicetown, Pennsylvania, 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Lieutenant Kirk Booth of the U. Signal Corps being lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts. While the United States never used these kites during…

Lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite, WWI

Photo Credit: National Archives Lieutenant Kirk Booth of the U.S. Signal Corps being lifted skyward by the giant Perkins man-carrying kite at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts. While the United States never used these kites during the war, the German and French armies put some to use on the front lines. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

American and French Servicemen enjoy themselves at an American Red Cross canteen in Bordeaux, France,

American & French Servicemen at an American Red Cross Canteen, 1917-18

Photo Credit: Red Cross American and French Servicemen enjoy themselves at an American Red Cross canteen in Bordeaux, France, 1917-1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

 Army soldiers with a raccoon mascot in I am SO fascinated by WWI guys. An era beyond my imagining for valor and simplicity.

U.S. Soldiers with raccoon mascot, 1918

Photo Credit: Marvin D. Boland/Washington State Historical Society U.S. Army soldiers with raccoon mascot, 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Parade organized to encourage donations and recruit volunteers for the Red Cross war-time services in Paint Rock, Texas in Red Cross, World War I, Volunteers, Texas, Rock, History, Painting, Beautiful, Stone

Parade for Red Cross donations and volunteers, 1917

Photo Credit: Concho County Courthouse Parade organized to encourage donations and recruit volunteers for the Red Cross war-time services in Paint Rock, Texas in 1917. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Yeoman girls welcome the troops home, Bad Picture, Dark Photography, World War I, Military History, Belle Epoque, Historical Photos, Troops, Welcome, American History

Yeomen welcome the troops home, 1919

Photo Credit: Boston Public Library Yeomen welcome the troops home, 1919. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Group portrait of motorcyclists of the American Red Cross stationed in Great Britain during the First World War, This unit, from the famous 'Flying Squadron' prided themselves on being able to. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Harley Davidson Sidecar, International Red Cross, Decoupage, American Red Cross, Military Veterans, World War I, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

Red Cross “Flying Squadron” in Great Britain, 1918

Photo Credit: National Archives American Red Cross in Great Britain. One unit of the famous “Flying Squadron” priding themselves on being able to get under way within three minutes of the time a call is received, ca. 1918. Share the History Love... Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Reddit StumbleUpon Digg Linkedin Related

Hydrogen filled balloons were used at Fort Sill (Oklahoma) for observation of artillery fire. In a spark of static electricity caused a balloon to explode while the ground crew was still hold… National Geographic Society, Zeppelin, Vintage Cards, Historical Photos, Art Photography, Vintage Photography, Balloons, History, World

Balloon Explosion at Fort Sill, 1918

Photo Credit: Library of Congress Hydrogen filled balloons were used at Fort Sill (Oklahoma) for observation of artillery fire. In 1918, a spark of static electricity caused a balloon to explode while the ground crew was still holding onto the guide ropes. The above photograph shows soldiers running away from the explosion – they were then ordered to go back and keep the balloon from drifting and igniting nearby wooden barracks. Six soldiers were killed and another 30 injured in that…