These Rare Color Photos Of World War I Will Blow Your Mind

These Rare Color Photos Of World War I Will Blow Your Mind
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The first World War has been a long time ago, now almost too deep in history. And as we progress further in time and technology, we find the days bygone farther away from us. It was during the times of the first World War, in 1917, that one of the earliest color photography techniques was blooming. It was called the Autochrome technology, and it was only so advanced to be able to take clear pictures of still, quite moments. So here they are, from the time of the first World War. Check them out!

French machine gunners setting up a position amid ruins during the battle of the Aisne in France.

French machine gunners setting up a position amid ruins during the battle of the Aisne in France.

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Soldiers look down at the 45-meter-deep crater left by the detonation by the British of 21 tons of explosives underneath German positions near Messines in West Flanders.

Soldiers look down at the 45-meter-deep crater left by the detonation by the British of 21 tons of explosives underneath German positions near Messines in West Flanders.
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An Algerian worker in Noyo, France, post the German retreat

An Algerian worker in Noyo, France, post the German retreat
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A worker from Indochina in Soissons, France.

A worker from Indochina in Soissons, France.
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French soldiers from Africa preparing a meal on the Western Front.

French soldiers from Africa preparing a meal on the Western Front.
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A girl holding a doll next to soldiers' equipment in Reims, France.

A girl holding a doll next to soldiers' equipment in Reims, France.
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French soldiers of the 370th Infantry Regiment eating soup during the battle of the Aisne.

French soldiers of the 370th Infantry Regiment eating soup during the battle of the Aisne.
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A French officer inspecting the barbed wire around French positions in Soissons.

A French officer inspecting the barbed wire around French positions in Soissons.
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French soldiers dig through the rubble of a destroyed building in Reims, France.

French soldiers dig through the rubble of a destroyed building in Reims, France.
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French soldiers and horses in the cloister of the Abbey de Saint-Jean-des-Vignes in Soissons, which was heavily damaged by artillery fire.

French soldiers and horses in the cloister of the Abbey de Saint-Jean-des-Vignes in Soissons, which was heavily damaged by artillery fire.
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Doctors, nurses and medical personnel in front of field hospital 55 in Bourbourg, France.

Doctors, nurses and medical personnel in front of field hospital 55 in Bourbourg, France.
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Senegalese Bambara soldiers serving with the French Army in Balschwiller, Alsace.

Senegalese Bambara soldiers serving with the French Army in Balschwiller, Alsace.
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A camp in Egypt of workers from the British Chinese Labour Corps recruited to participate in the Middle East campaign.

A camp in Egypt of workers from the British Chinese Labour Corps recruited to participate in the Middle East campaign.
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Senegalese soldiers in the French Army line up for lunch in Saint-Ulrich, France.

Senegalese soldiers in the French Army line up for lunch in Saint-Ulrich, France.
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A French outpost near the front in Hirtzbach, Alsace.

A French outpost near the front in Hirtzbach, Alsace.
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