British soldier washing in a shell crater

Description

This photograph shows daily life on the frontline. A British soldier is washing in the stagnant water that has collected in a shell crater. Millions of soldiers lived in similar conditions of poor hygiene.

Full title:
British soldier washing in a shell crater
Published:
May, 1917
Format:
Photograph
Held by:
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Usage terms:
Public Domain