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PostSubject: Great WWI Images.   Sun 06 Nov 2016, 11:48 am

http://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/08/29/time-travel-simply-beautiful-and-touching-colourised-images-from-wwi/
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PostSubject: Re: Great WWI Images.   Sun 06 Nov 2016, 3:17 pm

interesting pics from a horrific war

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PostSubject: Re: Great WWI Images.   Sun 06 Nov 2016, 7:17 pm

Those Howitzer cannons look mad, I could blow up Dublin city centre from out here in the suburbs!
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PostSubject: Re: Great WWI Images.   Sun 06 Nov 2016, 8:47 pm

Serious artillery Shay, with, as Paul points out 'horrific' results. 
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PostSubject: Re: Great WWI Images.   Sun 06 Nov 2016, 8:54 pm

my maternal grandfather was in WW1............was at one of the big battles, possibly Somme or Ypres.........by all accounts (i never met him, died when i was a toddler) he came back a changed man and never got over it...served in the Home Guard in WW2

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2013 A:25 B:15 C:2....2014 A:29 B:16 C:0....2015 A:28 B:21 C:1....2016  A:20 B:13 C:1
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PostSubject: Re: Great WWI Images.   Sun 06 Nov 2016, 9:36 pm

Not surprising it would change someone Paul, must of been abject terror most of the time. Not to mention witnessing the outright barbarity of the effect of 'going over the top'.
God bless him, my great grandad and all who endured that carnage.
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