These two soldiers are sending a message by pigeon, which was an effective means to communicate from front to rear, and back again. However, pigeons could become confused in heavy artillery shelling and succumbed easily to lethal poison gas.
These two soldiers are in an advanced listening post only 30 metres from the German lines. Listening posts were used to gather information on the enemy and as early warning sites for possible attack. Because the positions were close to the enemy’s lines, they were dangerously exposed, and often the target of raids.
oh man aggressively ordering me to do something i’m already doing/planning to do is pretty much guaranteeing that i’m going to stop doing it and take the time to just stare at you with a half blank half incredulous expression on my face
Fun fact: Humans are deuterostomes, which means that when they develop in the womb the anus forms before any other opening. Which basically means at one point you were nothing but an asshole.
some people never develop beyond this stage