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The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos fr...

Gurkha soldiers, Brighton Pavilion. During the First World War, millions of wounded soldiers had to be accommodated in the UK; Brighton Pavilion was used for Indian troops from 1914 to 1916, and later for British wounded (Indian troops had moved to the Middle East after 1916).