Belgian soldiers march into battle with their dogs, ready to stem the German tide and throw a wrench into the Schlieffen Plan. Aug 1914
…Well they certainly won the style battle but please send the dogs home…
Three Rolls-Royce cars of the Armoured Car Section of the Royal Naval
Division, under Lieutenant Commander Josiah Wedgwood, in the shelters
dug to minimise the risks from shell fire. Original Caption:
“Rolls-Royce armoured cars of the Royal Naval Air Service in protective
"berms” at Cape Helles during the Battle of Gallipoli.
Battle of Arras. British tank before the Siegfried line with wire entanglements, and shot-down British aeroplane in distance. April- May 1917.
the Battle of Cambrai in late 1917, the Germans found themselves in
possession of both the Battlefield and quite a large number of
knocked-out and abandoned Mk IV tanks. Almost immediately the Germans
began to salvage the tanks regardless of their condition. The
operational vehicles were repaired and the rest cannibalized for spare
of the 4th corps air squadron Imperial Russian Air Service, A.Kazakov
in front of his Morane G. with two of his mechanics, a cable with an
anchor and a weight at their feet
September 7, 1914, Austro-Hungarian pilot Franz Malina and his
observer, Friedrich von Rosenthal, reconnoitered the Russian airfield
near Volya-Vysotska for the second day in a row.
Taking off in his unarmed Morane Saulnier G scout, he apparently tried
to bring the enemy Albatros B.II biplane down by ramming it with his
landing gear, but crashed into it instead. None of the three airmen
survived the collision. Nesterov would be awarded a posthumous Order of
St. George for what the Russians still regard as history’s first
Battleship Danton sunk.
On 19 March 1917, while on patrol in the Tyrrhenian Sea, U-64 encountered the French battleship Danton 30 nautical miles (56 km; 35 mi) south of Sardinia. U-64 torpedoed Danton which sank in 45 minutes with the loss of 296 men.
A Zeppelin flying over London.
”Rumours have spread today that zeppelins were seen coming up the Thames estuary causing panic in certain areas..”
The Austro-Hungarian torpedo boat TB 11 during World War I. On 5 October 1917, she defected to Italy after a mutiny by part of her crew.