Another word linked to the Great War: entonnoir is a French word which means funnel. This name was given to the gigantic craters created by mines’ explosions (indeed the shape is very similar) and these… 30 more words
A rather strange picture for today, found in an Italian book. These Russian prisoners are carrying wounded German soldiers, but the context doesn’t help to understand why these men had to carry these wounded men. 11 more words
Let’s go further in our series of tall/short pairs, with these two doughboys in full equipment. When I look at such pictures, I always wonder if these men were real friends, or if the photographer was a sadistic man…
The photographs of tall and small soldiers portrayed together are rather classic. Here’s one from my collection featuring two doughboys, note the way the overseas cap is worn by the short soldier to make him look taller!