History buffs get an up close view of WWI with this collection of 1914-1918 Bain News Service four-in-one photos. Each of these (25) 11x14 sheets contains (4) distinct images, for a total of (100) period photographs that take you through a fascinating ground level tour of the first World War. This amazing gallery provides a sweeping look at troops from various nations, along with artillery, ships and many other aspects of military campaigning. If only it had been the "War to End All Wars".
The featured scenes as captioned on accompanying copyright identifiers is as follows:
1.) Germans Cooking their Mid-Day Meal/Photo of German Ship "Moen"/German Field Battery Making Bread for the Army/Ypres in Belgium
2.) Homes Razed by Belgians/This Boy of Twelve/Captured German Guns/"Blucher"
3.) One of the Big German Siege Guns/Some of the Alien Subway Workers in New York/British Soldiers at Aldershot/Henry Morgenthau
4.) German Soldiers Helping Belgian Refugees/German Landstrum in Antwerp/English Prisoners at Doebritz Military Camp/Part of the German Garrison at Tsintau
5.) Liege/Departure of St. Anne/Namur in Belgium/Showing how the German Soldiers are Building Bridges
6.) Belgium's Royal Commission/British Artillery on French Soil at Boulogne/French Rapid Fire Gun on Back of a Horse/British Soldiers Wounded
7.) Some of the Czar's Troops/French Troops on the March/Trainload of Reservists/The French Siege Gun
8.) Parade of the Unemployed of New York/The Empress of Germany/Effect of Italian Earthquake of 1905/Steamship "Duke"
9.) "Massapequa"/Mrs. C.S. Whitman, Wife of New York's New Governor/British Warship "Goodhope"/Capt. McCarthy of the "Massapequa"
10.) Germans Stretching Cables for a Bridge in Belgium/German Soldiers in the Ainse District Living in Small Shacks/The Huts in which the German Soldiers are Living in France/A German Officer of the Aviation Corps Receiving Dispatches from Headquarters
11.) The Ezherzog Austrian Fighting Ship/Belgrade/The Arpad Austrian Fighting Ship/Vanitie
12.) German Military Automobile/German Prisoners Burying their Own Dead, Guarded by French Troops/Convoy of Famous Soldiers of Morocco/Belgian Troops Escaping from Antwerp by Railroad
13.) One of the Automobile Laboratories of the French Army Now in Use at the Front/Patrol of French Dragoons/A Company of Spahis from Morocco/A Squad of Turkish Calvary to Take Part in the War
14.) House Wrecked by Bomb from Zeppelin Airship at Yarmouth, Eng., in Recent Raid/Orsini Castle at Avezzano, Italy, Showing Damage Done by Recent Earthquake/German Marines Carrying Wood
15.) Type of Submarine of the British Navy/Santa Claus Cave/Condition of Room in a Chateau in East Prussia/This is a Belgian Road
16.) German Soldiers Celebrating Christmas/Russians, Tartars, Kirgises, etc. Prisoners of the Germans/German Red Cross Dogs/German Red Cross Dog Seeking Wounded
17.) Austrian Artillery/Infantry of Bosnia/"King George" is one of England's Superdreadnoughts/Loading Gold for Shipment to Europe on Oceanic
18.) Polish Legion Fighting in Austrian Army/Thomas Mott Osborne/Warden Osborne Inspecting Cells of Prison/British Cruiser "Invincible"
19.) British Soldiers Getting Into Condition for Work on the Battlefield/Count Werner von Bernstorff/French Infantry in its New Uniform/Canadian Warship "Rainbow", Reported Sunk on the Pacific Coast
20.) Grave of Austrian Sapper in the Macsva/Austrian Monitor "Bodrog" on the River Save/Heavy Hauling for Austrian Artillery in the North/Bride Built by Austrians
21.) Survivors of Ill Fated Volturno arrive Safely in New York. The Photographs show: The Rescuing Ship Grosser Kurfuerst/and her Gallant Captain/the Burning Ship/and the Two Heroes of the Disaster
22.) French Soldiers at Tournai, France, on their Way to the Battle Field/Shipping Carrier Pigeons to the Front/French Operating Ambulance in Use at the Front/This is the New Siege Gun Put in Service by France Since the War Began
23.) German Troops in Brussels/Funeral of James E. Sullivan/Part of a Company of French Dragoons/Parade of German Troops in Brussels, Belgium
24.) Russian Artillery/A Regiment of Belgian Guides/German Prisoners at work near Villeroy, France/German Shop Wrecked by Mob in Paris
25.) Turkish Soldiers Making Sacrifice Before Going Into Battle/Part of a Company of German Soldiers Operating in the Argon Forest of France/German and Austrian Prisoners in Russia/German Sanitary Corps and Wounded Man in Belgium