Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Thursday, August 19, 2021

A Baker's Dozen from the Musée de l'Armée Invalides Archives

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Wine Ration

Penguin Mascot of Aviator Adolphe Pégoud

Passage of Prisoners in the Main Street of Suippes

Trench Art Necklace

Illustration Project for Les Croix de bois by Roland Dorgelès

Model of U.S. Liberty B Truck

Biaches, Somme Battlefield, March 1917

Under Very Lights

Alpini Post in the Dolomites, Italy

Kepi of Lt. Col. of the 311th Infantry Regiment

First Attack Wearing Gas Masks

Portrait of a German Infantryman

Camoufleurs (detail)



  1. Adolphe Pégoud was the first ace of WW2, recording 6 victories before being shot down on the 31st of August 1915.