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Gents,

One of my passions is collecting German Trench Photos. I look at their facial expressions and contemplate what they must have been thinking. Trying to put their minds in a better place of being home with their friends and family or are they trying to forget the horror and carnage of a War thought to end all Wars....

Cheers,

Joel

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The Feldwebel in charge of the regimental laundry takes time out for an overview of the 6th Guard Infantry Regiment's sector at Dombras in the Bois de Caures, 6 May 1916:

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Rick,

Great Additions! Love them all. Especially, the picture of the Stormtrooper's with their gas masks at the ready.

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I'm not sure if this photo is staged or not, but it is interesting. I suppose the lack of helmets would indicate either a posed photo or a picture taken during a training session where you try to fire while wearing your mask.

Chip

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Hi,

Excellent photos. It's interesting to try and get a feel for what these men were going through/thinking at the time they were photographed.

Regards,

Sam

P.S. Those "pork pie" hats were just awful looking. I understand they were not real popular with the troops either. Another benefit of making NCO; get a visor for your mutze :D

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Guy's,

Here is another picture that came in the mailbox. Not exactly in the Trenches. However, I love the barbed wire in the background and as well as, the amount of soldier's who earned their Iron Crosses.....

Regards,

Joel

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Gents,

Here is another that just arrived. Though, not exactly a trrench picture, I think this one constitutes for telling a story all in it's own.

Regards,

Joel

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Lt. peters: "Our observationpost (Klinuki) in in the front lines in Tarbok: June 25, 1915

Uttroffcr. Garlius left

Uttroffcr. Bossert right

Lt. Peters (without hat)

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