1914-1919

retrocampaigns:

Never Swap Horses When You’re Crossing a Stream An adage often trotted out by political incumbents, particularly during a war or on the eve of a potential war, supporters of President Woodrow Wilson turned “Never swap horses when you’re crossing a stream” (sometimes heard as “Don’t swap horses in the middle of a stream”) into a campaign song in 1916.

retrocampaigns:

Never Swap Horses When You’re Crossing a Stream

An adage often trotted out by political incumbents, particularly during a war or on the eve of a potential war, supporters of President Woodrow Wilson turned “Never swap horses when you’re crossing a stream” (sometimes heard as “Don’t swap horses in the middle of a stream”) into a campaign song in 1916.

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saltykisses:

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Photographer Unknown

saltykisses:

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. 
Photographer Unknown

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the-seed-of-europe:

Jewish Chaplan of the Austro-Hungarian Army Conducts Services for Jewish Russian Prisoners, ca. 1914-1918.

the-seed-of-europe:

Jewish Chaplan of the Austro-Hungarian Army Conducts Services for Jewish Russian Prisoners, ca. 1914-1918.