6 Less Well Known Facts About The Infamous Battle of the Somme
Flora Sandes (22 January 1876 – 24 November 1956) was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I. Initially a St. John Ambulance volunteer, she travelled to Serbia, where, in the confusion of war, she was formally enrolled in the Serbian army. She was subsequently promoted to the rank of Sergeant major, and, after the war, to Captain."
Little known facts: This is a French soldier wearing and earlier version of the gas mask. Poison gas was the most feared type of warfare because it caused a slow and painful death.
YAMATO IN COLORS
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Sherman en Canisy, Francia.1944
War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.
IJN Battleship Yamato in her final last battle moments at Okinawa, before being sunk by US fighter planes, April 7, 1945! 戦艦大和 (Color)