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2 British solider amputees of WWI


2 British solider amputees of WWI smiling foe a photo, 1919.

Lucky British soldier shows off his damaged helmet, 1917

This soldier, on the way to hospital after being bandaged at Field Dressing Station, shows the helmet which saved his life.

British tanks maneuvering trenches during the Battle of Cambrai, the first use of tanks in mass, 1917

Members of the Royal Navy maneuver a tank, or

Photo Credit: Underwood & Underwood/CORBIS

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1940

The boy did in fact survive the war and became a truck driver.

Toni Frissell Abandoned boy, London 1945

Toni Frissell’s famous image of an abandoned boy clutching a stuffed animal in the rubble of 1945 London.

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Churchill portrait by Russell & Sons.

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Churchill standing at the opening of his tent as a war correspondent during the Second Boer War, in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

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Churchill on horseback in Bangalore, India.

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Churchill during his service in the South African Light Horse.

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Winston Churchill in the uniform of the Fourth Queen’s Own Hussars, February 1895.