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Frenchman with a tattoo of an Ottoman soldier holding a German soldier's head.

Frenchman with a tattoo of an Ottoman soldier holding a German soldier’s head

Before and after photos of Passchendaele WW1.

Before and after photos of Passchendaele

WW1: Algerian tirailleurs (infantry soldiers) serving with the French Army examine war booty at Chauconin-Neufmontiers, France, 1914. The original handwritten caption of the photo refers to them as "Turcos," a common term in those days referring to the Ottoman Turks, who still extended their authority over parts of the Middle East and were associated by Europeans with any Muslim combatant.

WW1: Algerian tirailleurs (infantry soldiers) serving with the French Army examine war booty at Chauconin-Neufmontiers, France, 1914. The original handwritten caption of the photo refers to them as "Turcos," a common term in those days referring to the Ottoman Turks, who still extended their authority over parts of the Middle East and were associated by Europeans with any Muslim combatant.

WW1: German soldiers, sitting in a well constructed trench, are picking lice from their clothes. This was a daily routine that brought no relief from the bests; they could destroyed only by BOILING the clothes for at least half hour.

Soldiers picking lice from their clothes in a trench. Trenches were filled with lice covered soldiers.The lice would embed themselves in the soldiers clothing and bite them.

Marlene Dietrich,at age 15 in her High School class photo.   During this time,WW1 was raging.Many of her classmates are in mourning attire

“ Marlene Dietrich, age 15 in a High School class photograph. The First World War, in its second year, has already claimed more than lives - Many of Maria Magdalene’s classmates are in.

Disfigured Soldiers of World War I - PG3262A - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis

Disfigured Soldiers of World War I - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Graphic depiction of the impacts of modern warfare.