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Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Vintage Photos Captured Fun Moments of Soldiers Swimming and Playing During WWI
These photos gives us a new glimpse of the life of soldiers during World War I. No signs of guns and mortars and bombs, only happy faces of soldiers enjoying their much-deserved break.
This is something we don't see everyday.
British soldiers having fun in the water at Corfu.
British soldiers in the River Tigris, Baghdad, 1917
Piggyback wading (location unspecified)
Soldiers from a convalescent hospital playing in the sea, France, 1918.
British troops playing with a ball in the water at Corfu.
Members of an army entertainment troop poses after a swim in the Sea of Marmora, Turkey.
Soldiers smile for the camera during a swim in Somme, France, 1916.
Splashing ensues shortly afterwards...
Romanian soldiers in a pond in the Balkans.
Soldiers in a farm pond near St. Eloi, Flanders, 1917.
Splashing in the sea at Etaples, France, 1917.
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