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  • THE GERMAN INVASION OF BELGIUM AND FRANCE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1914

    THE GERMAN INVASION OF BELGIUM AND FRANCE, AUGUST-NOVEMBER 1914

    (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1914-11-20

    Q 53416

    Grave of a Belgian soldier somewhere on the Western Front, a decomposing hand can be seen protruding from the earth, 20 November 1914.

  • L'Alcool - A votre Santé ... [Alcohol - Your Health...]

    L'Alcool - A votre Santé ... [Alcohol - Your Health...]

    (art) Made by: Faivre, Jules Abel 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 263

    image: At the right of the composition a French soldier, in képi and greatcoat, sits at a café table and stares into his glass which he holds in his right hand. To the left the shrouded figure of death towers above him and looking down upon the soldier...

  • Poésie Allemande [German Poetry]

    Poésie Allemande [German Poetry]

    (art) Made by: Faivre, Jules Abel 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 267

    image: In a narrow trench, a German soldier, seen three-quarter length, turns toward the viewer. He wears a pickelhaube, glasses and an oversized greatcoat. Below his Kaiser-style moustache, his open and slightly lop-sided mouth shows a sneering...

  • Comme il est avec eux [How He Appears With Them]

    Comme il est avec eux [How He Appears With Them]

    (art) Made by: Faverol, J (Undefined) 1915-01

    Art.IWM BUTE 258

    image: In the centre of the composition is a protesting Jesus Christ, shimmering in white with a matching nimbus. Behind him, advancing from right to left, are seemingly endless ranks of German infantry. An officer and a private soldier in the front...

  • Leur croix... Le Kaiser à ses troupes, une quantité considerable de croix de fer . [Their crosses.  The Kaiser to his troops, a
considerable number of iron crosses]

    Leur croix... Le Kaiser à ses troupes, une quantité considerable de croix de fer . [Their crosses. The Kaiser to his troops, a considerable number of iron crosses]

    (art) Made by: Domergue, Jean-Gabriel 1915-04

    Art.IWM BUTE 201

    image: To the right stands Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, bent leaning on his sword with both hands. He is dressed in pickelhaube, greatcoat and boots. Abjectly he surveys a field of countless graves, each marked with a wrought iron cross. To the left...

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    (art) Made by: Faivre, Jules Abel (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 279

    image: To the left of the composition stands a portly German infantryman: although his back faces the viewer his grinning profile is clearly visible. Holding his rifle with fixed bloodied bayonet, he looks down upon a dead French girl lying almost face...

  • XXeme Siecle Guerrier Boche [20th Century - Boche Warrior]

    XXeme Siecle Guerrier Boche [20th Century - Boche Warrior]

    (art) Made by: Bourgonnier, Claude Charles

    Art.IWM BUTE 157

    image: A central image of a German infantryman standing, facing left, part profile and equipped with a flamethrower; it is held in both hands, the cylinder strapped to his back. Beneath the standard pattern cloth-covered pickelhaube helmet there sits an...

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    [Untitled]

    (art) Made by: Domergue, Jean-Gabriel 1915-06

    Art.IWM BUTE 209

    image: In the centre of the composition, a solitary poilu, in regulation greatcoat and képi, part facing the viewer, stands leaning on a spade. He is haggard, unshaven, exhausted; his eyes raised to Heaven. The tip of the spade rests beside a mound of...

  • -La Veuve-(La Guillotine) [The Widow Guillotine]

    -La Veuve-(La Guillotine) [The Widow Guillotine]

    (art) Made by: Desbarbieux, H 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 190

    image: Slightly right of centre of the composition stands Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany facing the viewer against a dark and gloomy background. He is careworn, his turned-up moustaches have turned white, his face sags, his eyes red-rimmed. Wearing a...

  • Danse Macabre 3.  Les Coups de Sonde.  Merde

    Danse Macabre 3. Les Coups de Sonde. Merde

    (art) Made by: Boutet, Henri 1916-10-22

    Art.IWM BUTE 167

    image: A French Poilu moves along a narrow trench in profile left to right across the composition. He clutches his rifle tightly at the breach with his right hand. The right sleeve of his tunic is rolled to below the elbow. His left hand grasps a...

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