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General John Pershing and Staff Aboard U.S.S. Leviathan.Pershing is fourth from the Left.

General John Pershing and Staff Aboard U. Pershing is fourth from the Left.

Gen. John Pershing awards Sgt. Stubby with a gold medal in 1921. Stubby served in 17 battles and fought in four major allied offensives during WWI. (Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History) http://www.acc.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123363512

After catching the spy, Stubby made U. history by becoming the first dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. He even wore the Iron Cross of the German he captured on his doggie jacket, among his many other accolades.

World War I :: Sikh Soldiers of British India Army Marching in Mesopotamia Carrying Guru Granth Sahib

ਪਹਿਲੇ ਵਿਸ਼ਵ ਯੁੱਧ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਜੀ ਦੀ ਪਵਨ ਬੀੜ ਲੈ ਕੇ ਜਾਂਦੇ ਹੋਏ ਸਿੱਖ ਫੌਜੀ Sikh Soldiers carrying the Guru Granth Sahib Ji during World War I.

THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

British prisoners of war with a heap of discarded gas masks at a German temporary POW camp on the Western Front. ©IWM Q 23670

Battle of the Lys. Mostly Portuguese and a few British prisoners of war, April 1918. the battle was a huge success for the Germans but they lost all the territory they gained in the next few weeks, because of their indecisive Generals.

Battle of the Lys. Mostly Portuguese and a few British prisoners of war, April the battle was a huge success for the Germans but they lost all the territory they gained in the next few weeks, because of their indecisive Generals.

Australian infantry wearing gas masks Ypres September 1917.

Australian infantry wearing gas masks Ypres September 1917.

On this day in 1916, Germany declares war on Portugal, who earlier that year honored its alliance with Great Britain by seizing Germ...

On this day in Germany declares war on Portugal, who earlier that year honored its alliance with Great Britain by seizing Germ.

Frank Hurley: An Advanced Dressing Station

British soldiers relaxing and having wounds treated in an underground forward dressing station by the Menin Road in France ca.

French and Arab soldiers making bread at their camp in the Jordanian desert, 1918.

French and Arab soldiers making bread at their camp in the Jordanian desert, 1918

Gordon Highlanders watch over the open plains above the city of Amiens. After four years of trench warfare, long distance marksmanship was no longer a skill being taught with great diligence, as getting men to the front quickly was paramount. Because of this lack of training and practice, in the breakout near the end of the war, the long shots necessitated by the open landscape were simply unmakable for many soldiers.

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: “ Gordon Highlanders watch over the open plains above the city of Amiens. After four years of trench warfare, long distance marksmanship was no longer a skill being.

Convoy of Spahis, North African light cavalry soldiers, in Francport, France, October 29 1914

Convoy of Spahis, North African light cavalry soldiers, in Francport, France, October 29 (Library of Congress). World War I in Photos: Global Conflict - The Atlantic

Île Torren, 1915. By Paul Dubotzki. In 1914, young German and Austro-Hungarian men in South Australia were interned on Torrens Island in a tent city surrounded by barbed wire. Its official name was the Torrens Island Concentration Camp.

Île Torren, By Paul Dubotzki. In young German and Austro-Hungarian men in South Australia were interned on Torrens Island in a tent city surrounded by barbed wire. Its official name was the Torrens Island Concentration Camp.

Frank Hurley: The Day Before the Battle: A dump of Material Accumulated in Advanced Position

scrapironflotilla: “ An Australian specialist soldier sits with other soldiers amongst various stores ready for the front line. Bundles of screw pickets, used for making barbed wire entanglements,.