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Reading the news

I love this picture of Italian soldiers of the Marine Infantry having a break. One of them is reading the last news to his friends: we must remember that during the First World War, a good part of Italian soldiers was analphabet.


A Selection of World War One Words and Pictures

by Christina

We’ve been thinking a lot about World War One this month, and looking at all the different ways there are to remember and commemorate. 552 more words



This picture is rather well known in Italy, but I thought it was interesting to share it with you anyway! It was taken in Nervesa, near the Piave River in Veneto and shows how trenches were dug in the town and even in the yard of this farm!


The Prisoner

This propaganda picture gives a good idea of the state of K.u.K (Austro-Hungarian) Army in 1918: this Hungarian soldier is brought by a smiling Italian soldier towards the rear lines. He probably was a desertor.


August 20 in San Antonio history...

World War I – August 20, 1914
Pope Pius X dies in Rome.  The Galveston Daily News reports “Officials of the United States government are as ignorant of what is happening on the battlefields of Europe as is the general public.” 101 more words


The Anti-Concours: 1918 Stutz Hot Rod

Sure wish I was at Pebble Beach right now… Back in 2011 Josh and I had the opportunity to attend many of the events that take place every August on the Monterey Peninsula. 117 more words


Church as an hospital

According to the caption, this picture was taken in a church transformed in 1918 by K.u.K. (Austro-Hungarian) troops as a shelter for wounded soldiers.