Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

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An Imperial German Army Lancer, carrying a M1893 Lance with steel eyelets. A pennant would have normally been flown from these, indicating the soldier’s home providence. (Sometime during the First World War, Western Front)

An Imperial German Army Lancer, carrying a M1893 Lance with steel eyelets. A pennant would have normally been flown from these, indicating the soldier's home providence. (Sometime during the First World War, Western Front)

Something tells me he’s not going to survive that charge against the British machine gun.

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One response

  1. So it would be to carry the flag and troops morale or they expected them to be important in combat?

    November 13, 2013 at 9:53 pm

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