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Seriously great picture of the Gordon Highlanders and Ghurkas attacking the Dargai Heights during the Tirah Campaign 1897.  The Piper is George Findlater who won a VC after carrying on playing his pipes despite being wounded in both feet.

Gordon Highlanders and Ghurkas attacking the Dargai Heights during the Tirah Campaign The Piper is George Findlater who won a VC after carrying on playing his pipes despite being wounded in both feet.

Mons Canal Railway Bridge, 23rd August 1914 by David Rowlands. Lieutenant Maurice Dease and Fusilier Frank Godley, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, in the action that saw them awarded the first two Victoria Crosses of the Great War.

Mons Canal Railway Bridge, August 1914 by David Rowlands. Lieutenant Maurice Dease and Fusilier Frank Godley, Battalion Royal Fusiliers, in the action that saw them awarded the first two Victoria Crosses of the Great War.

Myśliwce, zbiorniki, z psami, 1941-42gg. ponieważ dotkliwy brak czołgów, narzędzia wektor

Fun fact, the Soviets used to try to get dogs with explosives strapped under them to run under German tanks. However, because they trained the dogs with their own tanks the plan backfired.

Imagery & Artwork of Victoria Cross Actions. - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

Imagery & Artwork of Victoria Cross Actions. - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

PEOPLE OF INDIA: Images of British India -Practice firing from the walls of a fort on the Northwest Frontier; photograph courtesy of the Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge; 20th century. The Frontier was the loosely controlled area between British India and Afghanistan inhabited by various tribal groups. The British and Indian armies frequently operated in the region to maintain order and provide valuable military experience for the troops

Practice firing from the walls of a fort on the Northwest Frontier; photograph courtesy of the Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge;

The Battle of the Somme, 1916 - "Private Short, a bomber with the 8th Yorkshires, was wounded in the leg during an attack on Torr Trench. Although told to return for treatment he remained in the trench and was hit, again in the leg, by shrapnel. Propped against the trench wall he insisted on preparing Mills Bombs until the attack succeeded. Short died before he could be taken to an R.A.P. He was awarded the Victoria Cross." Art by Rob Chapman

The Battle of the Somme, 1916 - "Private Short, a bomber with the 8th Yorkshires, was wounded in the leg during an attack on Torr Trench. Although told to return for treatment he remained in the trench and was hit, again in the leg, by shrapnel. Propped against the trench wall he insisted on preparing Mills Bombs until the attack succeeded. Short died before he could be taken to an R.A.P. He was awarded the Victoria Cross." Art by Rob Chapman

Imagery & Artwork of Victoria Cross Actions. - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

Geoffrey Harold Woolley, Hill the night of April,

Second Afghan War Uniform Picture/Uniform Thread - Foot at Ali Masjid wearing Afghan poshteens over their scarlet frocks :

The Bismarck and the Prinz Eugen in the Denmark Strait on 24 May 1941.  Painting by British artist Jon Kindred.

The Bismarck and the Prinz Eugen in the Denmark Strait on 24 May Painting by British artist Jon Kindred.

"The wrong people are fighting"  sense of helplessness, idea that ordinary soldiers just do the bidding of higher officers  from the novel All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

Painting title: “World War 1 German Trench Fighting” Artist: Felix Schwormstädt 1870 - 1938 (If any of you pricks deletes the image source information I will literally have to stab someone)

Defeated British Soldiers Returning Home From Afghanistan Anglo Afghan War | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Defeated British Soldiers Returning Home From Afghanistan Anglo Afghan War | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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