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posted by LaminatorX on Monday March 10 2014, @04:13AM   Printer-friendly
from the war-to-end-all-wars dept.

An Anonymous Coward writes:

"Hidden for 100 years, the astonishing photos by 16-year-old soldier shows how his brothers-in-arms would forever be haunted by the spectre of defeat

...taken by Walter Kleinfeldt who joined a German gun crew in 1915 and fought at the Somme aged just 16. As his haunting pictures, taken with a Contessa camera, make all too clear, life in the trenches was a harrowing experience. The images provide an insight into the epic machinery of war – and capture the darkest moments of battle, with bodies strewn among the rubble.

(Mail Online)"

 
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  • (Score: 2, Informative) by mrbluze on Monday March 10 2014, @05:14AM

    by mrbluze (49) on Monday March 10 2014, @05:14AM (#13752) Journal

    I think it's a crucifix on a roadside as was typical in those days in Germany

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