French reinforcements going to Verdun. Half of them will never make it back. 1916.
WW1. HMS Broke in dry dock showing damage sustained at the Battle of Jutland, June 1916
Battle of Jutland, WW1. The heroism of John Travers Cornwell, who - at the age of only 16 - was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. Published in The Sphere, 18 November 1916. Drawn by Fortunino Matania.
The Battle of Jutland - 31st of May 1916. Damage to the deck of HMS CHESTER sustained during the battle of Jutland. Several sailors can be seen on deck including one bending down to inspect the hole. Boy (1st Class) Jack Travers Cornwell was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for remaining at the forward gun on board the cruiser. The ship was badly shelled by four German cruisers and Cornwell's position was hit four times, killing all the crew apart from Cornwell.
Flanders Field, 1917.