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Two German soldiers and their mule wearing gas masks in WWI, 1916

Soldiers and Mule Wearing Gas Masks. Soldiers and Mule Wearing Gas Masks.

Wearing gas masks, German soldiers wade through a gas attack by the British, World War I.

Wearing gas masks, German soldiers wade through a gas attack by the British, World War I.

WWI: The Miracle Of Christmas - http://www.warhistoryonline.com

German soldier giving a cigarette to an English soldier, Christmas Eve, 1914 (The Christmas Truce)

Alemania I Guerra Mundial

This picture was taken around and shows a World War I era U-boat, and sailor. German U-boats were the terror of the seas, and were pa.

Towards the end of WWII, the Germans were sending boys between the ages of 14 and 17 into the field. This photo, taken at the end of the war shows a young boy terrified by the sounds of battle. He even wet his pants, poor kid.

A young German boy soldier crying in fear while being yelled at by an officer during World War II.

German medic in early-WWI gas mask The first “masks” to protect against the deadly gasses such as chlorine (as they could actual...

German medic in early-WWI gas mask The first “masks” to protect against the deadly gasses such as chlorine (as they could actually result in fatalities, unlike the earliest gasses, which were only.

Austrian soldier, ca 1918.

Austrian soldier, ca 1918.

Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, "The Last Hussar" (1849-1945), officer in the German Army. Wearing his jaunty, carefree "Totenkopf" with skull and cross bone which was part of German military gear since the 18th century.  He commanded with success during the First World War and became one of the German Empire’s most prominent military leaders.

Quite possibly the greatest hat worn during the Great War .Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, officer in the German Army. Wearing the Totenkopf (skull and cross bones) which was part of German military gear since the century.

WWI German Landsturm Soldier in Namur, Belgium 1914    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunnybrook100/3934487233/

WWI German Landsturm Soldier in Namur, Belgium 1914 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunnybrook100/3934487233/

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