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WWI: Unseen images from the front

WWI: Unseen images from the front

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A Viscount in the Armoured Cavalry Branch of the French Army left behind a collection of hundreds of glass plates taken during World War One that have never before been published. The images, by an unknown photographer, show daily life of soldiers in the trenches, destruction of towns and military leaders. The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War (WWI). – Reuters
 
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Campaigning in Afghanistan, returning home after Fukushima, new French PM  | April 1

Campaigning in Afghanistan, returning home after Fukushima, new French PM | April 1

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Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani campaigns in Kabul ahead of the presidential elections on Saturday, residents of the Miyakoji area of Tamura return home for the first time since Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster more than three years ago, Jean-Marc Ayrault takes over as the new prime minister of France, and more in today’s daily brief.

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