Haunting New Colourised World War I Pics Shine a New Light on The Horrors of War in The Trenches

Posted by Jean-Yves on Sep 3, 2018
 

Amazing images of the First World War have been colourised from their black and white originals to show the horrors of the Great War in stunning detail.

The photographs were brought into vivid colour by Royston Leonard, a 56-year-old electrician from Cardiff, whose own grandfather served on the Western Front.

One shot shows horses pulling carts and soldiers through the destruction on the Menin Road in Belgium in 1917, while another shows a group of Royal Artillery soldiers smiling for the photographer behind two large shells with the words ‘Guarantee for Peace’ etched on to them.

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