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Dead men can tell tales: When the New York Times wrote about elevator operator Robert Green, left, and Jacob Jagendorf, a building engineer, right, it reported that their bodies found lying at the bottom of an elevator shaft November 24, 1915, told the story of the pair’s failed robbery attempt
A rather strange picture, isn’t it? This is another image linked to this week’s theme (Soldiers at work) but I really don’t expected to find a day a photograph of German soldiers in their workshop, which may be a cabanon near the front line, as the walls are made of wood. 10 more words
Lieutenant Hugh Butterworth, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade writes home on 10 June 1915.
‘Men look fearsome ruffians in the trenches. The water is bad for shaving, as if you cut yourself you may get a bit poisoned, so they mostly grow beards. 188 more words
The posts I’ve published last week were all linked to the POW topic, I’ll show you now some pictures of soldiers at work. To be more precise, I’ll show soldiers who are not taking a direct part in hostilities, but non-combatant personel, such as this Italian officer at his desk.