Italian priest giving communion to English soldiers

Photograph

Description

English

In an unrelenting war, religion played a major role. This photograph of an Italian priest blessing English soldiers in the field demonstrates the personal devotion of many troops during World War One.

French

Dans une guerre devenue totale et qui s’installe dans la durée, la religion joue un rôle d’encadrement majeur. Ce document témoigne de l’importance de la piété individuelle pendant la Grande Guerre.

Full title
Prêtre italien donnant la communion à des soldats anglais
Published
August, 1917
Format
Photograph
Held by
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Usage Terms
Free from known copyright restrictions

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