The Atlantis published photo chronicles of World War I

On its website, the American magazine posted a series of photos in tribute of the WWI 100th anniversary

The Atlantis’ photo blog In Focus published an intriguing collection of WWII photos broken down by dozens of various topics. It contains more than a hundred photos from different sources – Austrian National Library, the AP Photos archives, US National Archives, National Library of France, Federal Archives of Germany and The Library of Congress of the United States. Alan Taylor, the editor-in-chief of In Focus, selected the displayed photographs and wrote comments for it.


{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_01.jpg”,
“alt”: “View from an airplane of biplanes flying in formation, ca. 1914-18”,
“text”: “View from an airplane of biplanes flying in formation, ca. 1914-1918. (U.S. Army Signal corps/Library of Congress)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_02.jpg”,
“alt”: “Mountains of shell cases on the roadside near the front lines, the contents of which had been fired into the German lines”,
“text”: “Mountains of shell cases on the roadside near the front lines, the contents of which had been fired into the German lines. (Tom Aitken/National Library of Scotland)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_03.jpg”,
“alt”: “Canadian soldiers tend to a fallen German on the battlefield at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917”,
“text”: “Canadian soldiers tend to a fallen German on the battlefield at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917. (CC BY 2.0 Wellcome Library, London)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_04.jpg”,
“alt”: “A German soldier holds the handset of a field telephone to his head, as two others hold a spool of wire, presumably unspooling it as they head into the field”,
“text”: “A German soldier holds the handset of a field telephone to his head, as two others hold a spool of wire, presumably unspooling it as they head into the field. (National Archives)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_05.jpg”,
“alt”: “Women working in the welding Department of the Lincoln Motor Co., in Detroit, Michigan, ca. 1918”,
“text”: “Women working in the welding Department of the Lincoln Motor Co., in Detroit, Michigan, ca. 1918. (U.S. Army Signal Corps/Library of Congress)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_06.jpg”,
“alt”: “Bandages retrieved from the kit of a British Dog, ca. 1915”,
“text”: “Bandages retrieved from the kit of a British Dog, ca. 1915. (Library of Congress)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_07.jpg”,
“alt”: “A captured German Taube monoplane, on display in the courtyard of Les Invalides in Paris, in 1915. The Taube was a pre-World War I aircraft, only briefly used on the front lines, replaced later by newer designs”,
“text”: “A captured German Taube monoplane, on display in the courtyard of Les Invalides in Paris, in 1915. The Taube was a pre-World War I aircraft, only briefly used on the front lines, replaced later by newer designs. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_08.jpg”,
“alt”: “Three unidentified New Zealand servicemen riding camels during World War I, the Sphinx and a pyramid in the background”,
“text”: “Three unidentified New Zealand servicemen riding camels during World War I, the Sphinx and a pyramid in the background. (James McAllister/National Library of New Zealand)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_09.jpg”,
“alt”: “Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (W.A.A.C.) members play field hockey with soldiers in France, during World War I, drying greens and convalescent home buildings visible in the background”,
“text”: “Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (W.A.A.C.) members play field hockey with soldiers in France, during World War I, drying greens and convalescent home buildings visible in the background. (National Library of Scotland)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_10.jpg”,
“alt”: “German prisoners, during World War I. Portraits of a German prisoners taken by an official British photographer, to be shown to folks back home”,
“text”: “German prisoners, during World War I. Portraits of a German prisoners taken by an official British photographer, to be shown to folks back home. (National Library of Scotland)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_11.jpg”,
“alt”: “Watched by a group of locals, German prisoners of war walk down a street in the French town of Solesmes, on November 1, 1918, near the end of World War I”,
“text”: “Watched by a group of locals, German prisoners of war walk down a street in the French town of Solesmes, on November 1, 1918, near the end of World War I. (Henry Armytage Sanders/National Library of New Zealand)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_12.jpg”,
“alt”: “Surrender of the German fleet at Harwich, on November 20, 1918”,
“text”: “Surrender of the German fleet at Harwich, on November 20, 1918. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_13.jpg”,
“alt”: “Young Russian women, having won distinction at the front with decorations, are part of the staff of instructors to inspire new recruits. February, 1918”,
“text”: “Young Russian women, having won distinction at the front with decorations, are part of the staff of instructors to inspire new recruits. February, 1918. (Library of Congress)”
},
{
“img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/wwi_14.jpg”,
“alt”: “Skulls and bones piled in a field during World War I. Photo from a collection by John McGrew, a member of the Photographic Section of the U.S. Army Fifth Corps Air Service, part of the American Expeditionary Forces”,
“text”: “Skulls and bones piled in a field during World War I. Photo from a collection by John McGrew, a member of the Photographic Section of the U.S. Army Fifth Corps Air Service, part of the American Expeditionary Forces. (San Diego Air and Space Museum)”
}

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