Bayonet's where not knew to WWI but played an important role. Bayonets were mainly used in close quarter combat in trench battles. This pin shows a german soldier with his fixed bayonet ready for battle.
An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infant
The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II (Paperback)
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II by Denis Avey . true story of a British soldier who twice switched places with a Jew in the adjacent prison camp to see what life was like. It was, of course, horrible. FREE at the library.
British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the Battle of the Somme, October Colorized by Benjamin Thomas. a rare look at in color I hope future generations never forget their sacrifice