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Family portrait photo of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, his wife Sophie and their children.

The Kaiser on manouevres, Winston Churchill looks on

During the First World War, Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon, transformed the Castle into a hospital, and patients began to arrive from Flanders in September 1914. She became an adept nurse and a skilled healer and hundreds of letters from patients and their families bear testament to her untiring work and spirit of generosity. The Castle returned to a private home and in 1922 the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, the first global world media…

Marina Yurlova (1900-1984) was born in a small village in the Caucasus. The daughter of a colonel of the Kuban Cossacks was just 14 years old when her father went to war in August 1914. In the search for her father, she became a child soldier in the Russian army. At first she worked as a groom in Armenia but after 2 months was sent to fight the Turkish Army. She was wounded several times. In 1917 she became wrapped up into the turmoil of the Russian Revolution: the Communists vs. the…

Kaiser Wilhelm II and Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, 1915

A Canadian soldier kisses his daughter goodbye before going off to war. Quebec. 1914.

A colorized photo of a young soldier of the 116th Grenadier Regiment of the army of the German state of Württemberg. Allied intelligence rated the regiment as first class.

La imagen sin fecha muestra el jurista judío Ernst Hess compañero de Hitler en la 1era guerra mundial.