Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada cooking a meal aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #Canada #soldiers
Major J. M. Figott and members of his company of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry kneeling at the graves of Canadian soldiers killed at Dieppe on 19 August 1942. Dieppe, France, 1 September 1944. #vintage #WW2 #1940s #soldiers
All quiet on the Western Front: A skeleton, its arm across its neck, of a German soldier at Beaumont Hamel. Britain lost her army of volunteers in the trench battles north of the River Somme in late 1916. Total British, French and German casualties were in the region of 1,200,000 killed, wounded or captured. Taken by Ernest Brooks.