Funny First World War Photos

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Funny First World War Photos

Postby sylvieK4 » 15 May 2003 13:19

It wasn't all work and no play. Do you have any funny WWI-period photos you'd like to share?
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Postby Peter H » 15 May 2003 13:39

More of the same,Saxons, tallest and shortest members of 103rd Regiment.
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Postby Peter H » 15 May 2003 13:48

Canadians 1919.From Pickelhaube.com
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Postby sylvieK4 » 15 May 2003 14:42

A few more from ebay: Soldier with a little dog, and don't you love those novelty portraits? :D
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Postby Peter H » 16 May 2003 00:57

From The Illustrated War News 1917.
German East Africa---British scout horse disguised as Zebra.
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Postby sylvieK4 » 16 May 2003 01:12

That is funny and creative. :D

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Postby Peter H » 16 May 2003 01:31

FromThe Illustrated War News 1915.
Belgian trench Flanders---"a minature tropical garden".
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Postby Peter H » 20 May 2003 05:20

Sand trenches---end of the line Western front,Nieuport.

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Postby sylvieK4 » 21 May 2003 16:22

I'm not sure if this is actually during the war or earlier, but it does show some soldiers at play:

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Postby sylvieK4 » 09 Jun 2003 00:50

K9 unit? :)
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Postby sylvieK4 » 22 Jun 2003 15:53

Imperial Era Soldiers with Mascot:
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Postby Peter H » 03 Jul 2003 13:31

Cheerot or something else?
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Postby Gespenst » 03 Jul 2003 14:09

I have only this little piece i used as a forum avatar somewhere. The picture i took it from is lost.
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Postby sylvieK4 » 09 Jul 2003 14:27

I found these two on ebay. Maybe they aren't classically "funny", but I thought they were fun examples of the informal side of some warriors during the First World War:

Sailor Group in Field
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Officers with Animals in Barnyard:
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