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Images Dated 12th April 2004

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Blown-up bridge in Warsaw Featured 12 Apr 2004 Image

Blown-up bridge in Warsaw

A bridge over the Vistula at Warsaw, blown up by the Russians in their retreat through Poland. In May 1915, the combined forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany attacked the Russian army at Gorlice forcing the poorly-equipped Russians to retreat through Galicia and then Poland. As well as around 3/4 million Russian prisoners, the advance of the German army also made refugees of around 10 million

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Lost Cunarder Featured 12 Apr 2004 Image

The Lost Cunarder

Photograph of the Lusitania, a floating palace, torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat on May 7th 1915 with the loss of 1200 lives. As well as carrying a large cargo of munitions, the passengers included 100 neutral Americans. The incident was to play a part in bringing the United States into World War I

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Underground warfare Featured 12 Apr 2004 Image

Underground warfare

Men working a mine-drill in a gallery, making a bore-hole for a camoflaut or secondary chamber, intended to cause the enemy work to fall in. Underground mines became a major feature of warfare during World War I with miners and tunnel-workers recruited from Britain and France to work as sappers in the tunnels

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans