This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Great War which cost the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians and plunged the world into darkness. Now there are no veterans left alive to share the story of the First World War, but these haunting images bring to life the reality of the world-wide conflict. Photographer Peter Macdiarmid visited key locations of the war in Europe and overlaid his pictures with archive images. (Yahoo News)
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In this composite image a comparison has been made of Vareddes town hall. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/The Print)
Men respond to a call by the War Office for married men aged between 36 and 40 to become munition workers.
A composite image of Les Halles in the Grote Markt in 1915 and 2014. Les Halles in the Belgium town of Ypres
Getty Images – Soldiers stand in front of the ruins of a railway building at Roye, Somme, in France in 1917. (Photo by Culture Club/Getty Images)