36 Color World War One Photos That’ll Leave You in Awe

The Great War began on July 28, 1914, lasting a little over four years until November 11, 1918. We usually see images of the the First World War in black and white, but this collection captured the historic moments in color…

1. A French soldier, 1915.

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2. Verdun after 8 months of relentless bombing, September 1916.

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3. French Gunners given instruction, 1916.

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4. The remains of a dead French soldier and his gun rest under a tree on the Western Front in France.

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5. French soldiers of the 370th Infantry Regiment eating soup during the battle of the Aisne, 1917.

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6. French Artillery soldiers standing at the entrance of their shelter on the Western Front.

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7. A French soldier with a listening on a device capable of tracking aircraft on the Western Front.

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8. Machine gunners during the battle of the Aisne, 1917.

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9. A massive crater caused by the explosion of 19 mines placed underneath German positions by the British, near Messines in West Flanders, June 7, 1917.

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10. The wreck of a German tank destroyed during a battle on the Western Front.

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