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Today’s papers have contained the most moving images I’ve seen from World War One: once black and white, now colour, pictures of men and women who look just like you and me, but whose lives were touched unforgettably by war.

The full set are here
But below are a few to look at and lose yourself in.

First are Hertfordshire Territorial Force soldiers at a training camp just before the outbreak of war. Secondly, some soldiers on a station platform, about to head for France. And finally, a girl sitting on a Canadian trooper’s horse.20140731-213631-77791436.jpg