Orchards in Flanders,Belgium at Springtime in World War I, circa 1915. French troops ride horses and pass through the area. Trees filled with blossoms on both sides of the road. Farmer broadcasts seeds while others with horses break the ground behind him. A French soldier in uniform leads the horses. French Soldiers and officers seated in a farm cart. They wave their hats and cheer amidst a shower of fruit tree blossoms.
French troops establishing positions in Flanders, Belgium, during the First World War. Troops unloading and stacking artillery shells. They move supplies in trucks and horse-drawn wagons, along paved road in countryside. Stacks of supplies seen at side of road.
Civilians in Flanders, Belgium,during World War I. They raise their hands and their caps.
British Army personnel in carefree pose under a tarpaulin. A soldier shouldering rifle walks past. British officers and men at a refreshment stand set up by Belgian ladies. They enjoy snacks and drinks. A baguette of bread and drinks on the table. One soldier pays for several items that he takes away. Behind them is a substantial stone building with doric columns.
Flanders Hitler Youth units and Eastern Front volunteers at a ceremony in Ghent, Belgium during World War II. Trumpeters play on a parapet. The Eastern Front volunteers marching in a column holding swastika flags in Gravensteen, the Castle of the Counts (Ghent's oldest monument dating from 800 AD). Several others watching them march. Men and women units of Flanders Hitler Youth and Eastern Front volunteers standing in formation during a ceremony on the castle ground. An insignia on the castle. An officer holding a swastika flag marches leading Flanders Hitler Youth units. A few officers standing in formation in front of the castle. An officer shaking hands with an Eastern Front volunteer and handing over the swastika flag to the volunteer. The volunteers standing in formation holding swastika flags. The volunteers wearing armbands with swastika sign.
German invading forces during early engagements in France and Flanders during World War I. German troops advancing through a culvert under a bridge. German troops move to positions in front of a building. German soldiers scurry to safety as a nearby shed collapses from artillery strike. German soldiers walk across a battlefield as fires burn in distant background. Austrian or Austro-Hungarian troops struggle to move a heavy artillery piece. German troops set up a battery of field artillery. Austrian super mortar and one of its shells. German field artillery firing. German Marine Corps Flanders (Marinenkorps Flandern) in defensive position and several of them help a wounded comrade. Troops emerge from trench and advance, attacking across a battle field in World War 1.