World War I 100th Anniversary - Gallery

Thumbnail image of An evening in the reserve trenches at Beaumont Hamel, France, World War I, 1914-1918.  Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers.

2018 sees the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Lasting from 28th July 1914 to 11th November 1918, World War I saw over nine million combatants and seven million civilians die.

At 11am on the 11th November 1918, "the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month", a ceasefire came into effect that would end of one of deadliest conflicts in history.

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Thumbnail image of A soldier writing a letter in hospital, World War I, 1914-1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers.
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Thumbnail image of Some cheerful wounded from the Neuve Chapelle fighting, wearing captured German helmets, 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Murdered Archduke Francis Ferdinand with his wife and children, c1910. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Victory celebrations underneath Eros, Piccadilly, London, 1918, (1938). Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of ' A children's tea party in an East End Street in London, to celebrate the Treaty of Versailles at t Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'Girl workers in a munitions factory', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Till The Boys Come Home, 1917. Artist: Hazell, Watson and Viney.
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Thumbnail image of 'Advert For A Concert', 1917. Artist: Garratt & Atkinson.
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Thumbnail image of An evening in the reserve trenches at Beaumont Hamel, France, World War I, 1914-1918.  Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers.
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Thumbnail image of David Lloyd George, British politician, c1920. Artist: Haines.
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Thumbnail image of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, British soldier, c1920.  Artist: HW Barnett.
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Thumbnail image of The sinking of the 'Lusitania', 7 May 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'First aid to a wounded man in one of the French trenches', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'Issuing passes for a few days leave at home to the wounded Serbian troops at Nish', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'A French telephone post', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'The German advance through Galicia: A bivouac of troops by the roadside', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'Galicia and the Carpathian Passes', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'The launching of the War Loan', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Part of Canada's gift of flour of the relief of war distress in England', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'Packing gifts for despatch to British prisoners in Germany', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'The result of an air raid: A wrecked house in Southend', 1915. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Help!', 1914-1918.
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Thumbnail image of Homeward bound, with their great task greatly finished, 1919.
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Thumbnail image of Train of the Wounded, 1915.
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Thumbnail image of A Son's Grave, 1915.
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Thumbnail image of 'The Military Miss - Come an' 'ave one.', c1914. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'The Vindictive at Zeebrugge', 1918 (1919). Artist: Charles John De Lacy.
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Thumbnail image of 'Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (3)', c1916.  Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty (1)', c1916 .  Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of A munitions factory, World War I, 1917 (1938). Artist: Horace Walter Nicholls.
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Thumbnail image of Dancing celebrates the end of war, 1918 (1935). Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 'The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors,Versailles, 28th June 1919', 1919 (1935) Artist: William Newenham Montague Orpen.
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Thumbnail image of Belgian refugees on the harbour at Ostend waiting for a boat to take them to England, 1914.
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Thumbnail image of Arrest of Gavrilo Princip, assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Russian Minister of Finance in England: M. Bark on his way to the House of Commons, 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of 'Fighting throught the night at Mory', France, World War I, c1914-c1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of 'A tank breaking through the wire at Cambrai', France, World War I, c1917-c1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of His Majesty inspects the shells at Holmes and Co Ltd, Hull, Yorkshire, World War I, c1914-c1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of A section of Seaforth Highlanders snatching a moments respite, World War I, c1914-c1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British soldier, early 20th century. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Zeppelin airship caught in searchlights during a bombing raid over England, 1916. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British Field Marshal, diplomat and statesman, 1902.Artist: G Lekegian
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Thumbnail image of 'Our Grand Allies', 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Celebrating the end of the First World War, London, November 1918. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Allied victims of a poison gas, temporarily blinded, at a French hospital, World War I, c1915-c1918. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of The mail arrives during the Battle of the Somme, France, World War I, 1916. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, Secretary for War, 1914-1916, (c1920). Artist: Russell & Sons
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Thumbnail image of 'To Your Health, Civilisation!', 1916. Artist: Louis Raemaekers
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Thumbnail image of Edward, Prince of Wales, First World War, 1914-1918, (c1920). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Scouts making their way through the forests of East Africa, World War I, 1914-1918.Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London.
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Thumbnail image of Trench warfare, Bourlon Wood, France, World War I, 1914-1918.Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Interior of the commodious hospital at Brighton, Sussex, World War I, 1914-1918.Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Sir John French, Commander-in-Chief of the BEF, France, World War I, 1914-1915.Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Infantry fitted with the latest gas marks and steel helmets, World War I, 1915-1918.Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Poppy Fields, Great Bookham, Surrey, England, c2000.
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Thumbnail image of 'Journée du Poilu 25 et 26 Décembre 1915', French World War I poster, 1915. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Troops at rest, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1915-1916. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Albert I of Belgium, leaving by plane to visit the lines of the Yser, c1917. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of German Officer with his dog in the trenches, c.1914.
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Thumbnail image of Some cheerful wounded from the Neuve Chapelle fighting, wearing captured German helmets, 1915. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Listening post in a shell hole in No Man's Land, near Lagnicourt, France, World War I, c1914-c1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of 'Men who fell covering the retreat of the 5th Army at Albert', France, World War I, 1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Artillery making their way through mud to Gommecourt, France, World War I, c1914-c1918. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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Thumbnail image of Assault in Trones Wood, Somme, France, World War I, 1916. Artist: Realistic Travels Publishers
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