Friday, August 29, 2014

Old Photos of Americans in World War I

American troops assemble prior to a march through London before they are shipped off to the Western Front during World War I.

American machine gun platoon moving through a French forest towards the front lines during World War I.

American artillery spotter checking range of his units shells during the Meuse-Argonne offensive, World War I.

American soldiers of K & M Companies, 326th Inf., 82nd Div. advancing on German positions during World War I.

American soldiers resting during a lull in the fighting, World War I.

American soldiers lining up to get new clothing from the quartermaster during World War I.

American machine gun platoon creeping along a small road near the front lines during World War I.

American troops advancing through a forest shattered by artillery fire during World War I.

American medics carry wounded comrade on a litter during World War I.

American troops running across a battlefield during World War I.

Camouflaged American snipers during World War I.

French children watch snaking line of an American ammunition supply train make its way through their village during World War I.

American surgeons giving aid to wounded in a field hospital during World War I.

American troops moving through woodland shattered by artillery fire somewhere in France during World War I.

American troops in action during World War I.

Allied soldier silhoutted by glare of an exploding German phosphorus bomb during World War I.

(via LIFE archives)

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