Trenches of the 11th Cheshire Regiment at Ovillers-la-Boisselle, on the Somme, July 1916
Events

World War I

World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918. Often described as, “the war to end all wars,” it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.

People

Louis Adrian

Louis Auguste Adrian was an engineer and a French military steward known for having produced the Adrian helmet used by the French armies during the First World War. Source