GALLERY: Rare images of the First World War

17:02 28 January 2014

British soldiers escorting a number of German prisoners.

British soldiers escorting a number of German prisoners.

Archant

A photographer has shared some historic postcards which capture poignant images of the First World War.

The Emperor of Russia before his kneeling soldiers.The Emperor of Russia before his kneeling soldiers.

The postcards, which belong to Pete Upton, of March, include a rare image of Tsar Nicholas II, the Emperor of Russia, on horseback in front of kneeling soldiers and British soldiers escorting German prisoners through the streets.

Do you have any World War One photographs? Please e-mail james.podesta@archant.co.uk

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