|Draft registration in front of the gare de l'Est, Paris, Aug 2, 1914|
in what would be a four year long conflict on French soil
with over 1,300,000 French casualties.
Evidence abounds of soldiers, affectionately nicknamed the Poilus, smoking a pipe.
|"On les aura"|
|août 1915, par Henri Laffite. Dessin au lavis.|
children drawing books,
|La Bouffarde et le Perlot|
|"LA PIPE DES TRANCHEES",
Gustave Obiols (H : 6.5 cm)
France, circa 1914-1918
|Armistice, November 11, 1918|