Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

• Designated battles of the First World War, 100 years

The First World War is one of the most large-scale armed conflict in the history of mankind, which ended November 11, 1918, t. E. Exactly 100 years ago. During the war, more than 70 million people were mobilized in the army of the warring countries, including 60 million in Europe.

100 years later, on the ground are still many "scars". In France and Belgium, the ruins have been preserved as monuments, and the fields and woods, which in those days were the places of battles, were a huge cemetery. 100 years later it is still visible damage caused World War I landscape.

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

German fortifications from World War I in the forest of Argonne, France. Meuse-Argonne offensive (September 26 - October 13, 1918) - Allied offensive forces to the positions of the German troops during the First World War, one of the most important battles of the year 1918 campaign. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Funnels in the woods from the bombs Vimy Ridge, France. (Photo Timsimages):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

The remains of barbed wire fences at the time near Verdun, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Stone crosses, indicating the graves of German soldiers in Hoglede, Belgium. (Photo by Christopher Furlong):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Former German bunker from World War stands in the woods near Verdun, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Fort Duamone, eastern France. (Photo: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

The reconstructed gate Chateau de supir in northern France, which was destroyed during the war and later demolished. (Photo by Francois Nascimbeni):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Wild poppies on the edge of the military cemetery in Pachendale, Belgium. (Photo by Christopher Furlong):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

The remains of the castle Chateau de la Hutte in Pelogerete, Belgium. Castle because of its high location served as a vantage point for the British artillery, but it was soon destroyed by the German artillery. (Photo by Virginia Mayo):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

What remains of the trenches colo Albert, France. (Photo by Matt Cardy):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Strengthening of the Argonne Forest, France. (Photo by Horacio Villalobos):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

The trenches of the First World War in Duamone near Verdun, France. (Photo by Charles Platiau):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Wild poppies growing in the "trench of death" in Diksmuide, Belgium. (Photo by Jack Taylor):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Former German bunker of World War I in the woods near Verdun, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Fortification building with passages in the forest Duamone, France. (Photo: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

In this forest can be seen from the air trenches and fortifications of the time. (Photo by Francois Nascimbeni):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Funnels from artillery shells near Verdun, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

German bunker of World War I on the hill in Kuijs, France. (Photo by Virginia Mayo):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

View from the bunker in Belgium. (Photo by Virginia Mayo):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Former German trenches in France. (Photo by Richard Baker):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

The remains of the bunker during World War I in Pelogerete, Belgium. (Photo by Yves Logghe):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

There were broken shells, Vimy Ridge, France. (Photo Timsimages):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Former church near Verdun, France, destroyed by shelling in those days. (Photo by Sean Gallup):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

The former steel machine gun tower near Verdun, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

Original fighting bunkers at the German cemetery in Langemark Poelkapelle, Belgium. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

crater explosions after 100 years near Beaumont-Hamel, France. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid):

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

After 100 years the land has not yet been tightened wounds in Beaumont-Hamel, France.

Battlefields of World War I in 100 years

So look battlefields of the First World War, 100 years later. (Photo by Christopher Furlong):