Great War ambulances, pulled by teams of horses, may seem a world away from the technologically advanced vehicles of today, but the journey taken by the men inside them has not changed a great deal.
Emily Mayhew, author of Wounded: A New History of the Western Front in World War I, discusses her work on both historical and contemporary war medicine.
Image credits: Scenes from World War I from Wounded.
Two women students roller-skating on midway sidewalk. University of Chicago campus. c. 1940
Are you “that was a good series” into band of brothers or are you “I know all the words to blood on the risers” into band of brothers
you can tell a lot about a person based on who their favorite character in band of brothers is
A Parade of German troops march past the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, (Bundesarchiv) June 1940
An aid station in an anti-tank ditch on Omaha beach, Normandy. D-Day.
Salzburg, Austria | Alfred Pilar
A disabled First World War veteran begging on the streets of Berlin, 1923 -
Skirt of Brussels lace, mid-19th century
From the Musée du Costume et de la Dentelle
Claude Monet » Water Lilies
Lithuanian partisan commander Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas with his pet hawks. 1947.
Shit he was born in Connecticut
© IWM (Q 871) Finding as much of a comfortable place as possible, members of the Border Regiment in a Thiepval trench, Aug. 1916…