Officers and men outside their billets.
The First World War: A German infantryman using a frying pan as an improvised gas alarm gong. Battle of the Aisne, between Reims and Laon.
The transport of the Newfoundland Regiment.
Equipped with gas-proof curtains.
Shown on horseback on Western Front.
Two officers using the bonnet and front wheels of a destroyed lorry as a seat while looking at the map.
A British Mark IV tank at Wailly. This shows how it would appear to occupants of the German trenches during the Battle of Cambrai. This was the first occasion on which tanks were launched en masse in a surprise attack and it clearly demonstrated the potential of the armoured vehicle.
Communication trench running across a street.
Bringing in a wounded Canadian on a truck from the battle.
Soldier with a Christmas Pudding.
Artillery Officers with their Christmas mail-bag.
Gap in barbed wire entanglements in front of reserve trenches, caused by the explosion of a large shell.
Filling sandbags with the earth excavated in the construction of a dug-out in their trenches.
Loading a 60-pounder.
Troops supposedly 'going over the top' at the start of the Battle of the Somme in 1916, photographed by Canadian official photographer Ivor Castle. This photograph was widely and misleadingly published as a portrayal of an actual British attack. However it was actually taken during a training exercise behind the lines. The breech cover which is clearly visible on the rifle of the soldier in the foreground was edited out in contemporary publications of the...
Mont St. Eloi and the battered towers of the abbey in the background.
David McClellan: The single file of infantry going forward in the last stages of the 1918 offensive.
A Field Dressing Station, showing prisoners bringing the wounded in. 4th Canadian Division Front. In background artillery going forward. Owing to depth of initial objective, batteries were compelled to move foward into captured ground to continue firing the barrage.
Australian and American Troops at the southern entrance of the St. Quentin Canal Tunnel, captured by 30th American Division on 29th September 1918.
Troops stacking wheat.
Tending potato crop.