World War I Color Photos

From the Western Front in World War I
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Although color photography was around prior to 1903, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, patented the process in 1903 and developed the first color film in 1907.  The French army was the primary source of color photos during the course of World War One.

Haircut anyone? Close to the front line.

Haircut anyone? Close to the front line.

Looks as if one man is getting a haircut with the others either waiting for theirs or are simply looking on.

The sigen, "Ligne de résistance" on the left, means "resistance line". They must be close to "No man's land".

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