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Bringing the First World War to life: Grainy black and white pictures of British soldiers training for battle are digitally coloured | Mail Online
Photos taken 100 years ago of British Tommies preparing for the First World War have been brought to life after they were digitally coloured.
The vivid snaps are in stark contrast to the grainy black and white photographs depicting the Great War that we are used to seeing.
Most of them were taken in July 1914 and show soldiers getting battle-ready at training camps in the Home Counties.
Others depict the men dressed in their smart green uniforms on parade in a town square on the eve of war and then stood on a train station platform as they begin their journey to France.
As well as being filled with colour, some of the photos are tinged with poignancy as many of the men pictured never came back.
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