World War I in Colour

A review of a book containing rare colour photos of a war that we usually imagine in black and white.

Into the Trenches in Red and Blue by Adam Hochschild | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books.

An aerial reconnaissance photograph of the opp...
An aerial reconnaissance photograph of the opposing trenches and no-man’s land between Loos and Hulluch in Artois, France, taken at 7.15 pm, 22 July 1917. German trenches are at the right and bottom, British trenches are at the top left. The vertical line to the left of centre indicates the course of a pre-war road or track. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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