47 Amazing Color Images Of France During WWI

War History Online has discovered these amazing color images of the first world war, they depict French soldiers and destroyed houses but also the normal scenes of life behind the trenches.


French Soldiers Receiving Haircuts

French Soldiers Receiving Haircuts

French soldiers in the frontline trenches – Haut-Rhin, France, June 16th, 1917

French house and well – Haut-Rhin, France, June 22, 1917

Women fetching water from a well Haut-Rhin, France, June 22, 1917

Joris Nieuwint

Joris Nieuwint is a battlefield guide for the Operation Market Garden area. His primary focus is on the Allied operations from September 17th, 1944 onwards. Having lived in the Market Garden area for 25 years, he has been studying the events for nearly as long. He has a deep understanding of the history and a passion for sharing the stories of the men who are no longer with us.

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