GALLERY: Rare images of the First World War

PUBLISHED: 17:02 28 January 2014 | UPDATED: 17:02 28 January 2014

British soldiers escorting a number of German prisoners.

British soldiers escorting a number of German prisoners.

Archant

A photographer has shared some historic postcards which capture poignant images of the First World War.

The Emperor of Russia before his kneeling soldiers. The Emperor of Russia before his kneeling soldiers.

The postcards, which belong to Pete Upton, of March, include a rare image of Tsar Nicholas II, the Emperor of Russia, on horseback in front of kneeling soldiers and British soldiers escorting German prisoners through the streets.

Do you have any World War One photographs? Please e-mail james.podesta@archant.co.uk

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 23:10

Several police officers have been injured after responding to a domestic incident involving a “violent male” who had to be tasered.

Yesterday, 21:11

In North London Skydiving Centre’s 20 years, more than 75,000 brave thrill-seekers have taken the jump - and on Friday Ben Jolley experienced what it’s like to freefall from 10,000 feet for himself.

Yesterday, 15:36

A man whose dogs died in a hot car is in a national RSPCA campaign to warn others to take care when leaving their animals unattended in vehicles.

Friday, May 26, 2017

The UK’s Premier Picnic Concert Series Celebrates their 20th Anniversary Year, and we Have 3 Pairs of Tickets to Give Away!

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter