WORLD WAR I PICTURE JOURNAL ASSIGNMENT


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Austrian troops in the Carpathians, transporting machinegun by sled.
This picture caught my attention very easily. It shows one of the many common hardships that troops faced during Worold War I.


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Messenger dogs clearing obstacles.
This is one of many pictures posted involving the trianing of messenger dogs. It shows their great importance during the war, especially since they did not have the technology or pastal advancements that we have today.


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Italian anti-aircraft gunboat.
If they used boats for the purpose of shooting down aircrafts during the war, then imagine how many different things boats could be and were used for.


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Corpse-strewn battlefield near Cambrai.
This image shows that death was not an uncommon matter among soldiers during WWI.


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Nieuport fighter in flight.
This shows how technology has changed in air forces world-wide.


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US General John J. Pershing inspects the honor guard of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers at Liverpool.
By the attention this guard gives to the general, you can see there was a strong determination to win this war.


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German trenches in the Vosges Mountains.
It is truly amazing how such a beautiful place can be used for such terror and destruction.


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Delivering French artillery projectiles by rail.
Railway transportation was a very important part of the war, and was especially useful in transporting weapons.


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Chicken house in France used as a dwelling by Germans.
It's amazing how troops would use what ever shelter they could find for battle.


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Wounded soldier transported by light railway, Western Front.
This image shows that soldiers needed quick and effective ways to trasport the injured in cases of emergency.


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Camouflaged long range guns of US coastal artillery.
Even camouflaged weaponry could easily be spotted because of its great size.


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Construction.
People of all working positions were hard at work during the war.


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German troops disembarking from barges in Belgium.
It is impressive how easy it was for foreign soldiers to cross borders.


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Salvation Army dugout at the front.
Desperate times call for desperate measures I suppose. A hidden rest room that offered protection from is just what soldiers needed.


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German aerial photograph: Massed artillery formations before the British attack in Flanders, 1917.
It's very impressive how soldiers created such strong looking formations.


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Old woman and her cow, displaced by the war.
It's sad how much of an effect the war had on peoples lives, especially when you come across a situation like this.