Category: military

Unknown men, 1900, Sweden.

Unknown men, 1900, Sweden.

Sture Dyberg, 1920, Sweden.

Sture Dyberg, 1920, Sweden.

Military exercise in Riddarholmen in Stockholm…

Military exercise in Riddarholmen in Stockholm, Sweden in 1944.

Soldiers, 1939, Sweden.

Soldiers, 1939, Sweden.

Army conscripts, 1940s, Sweden. The poster beh…

Army conscripts, 1940s, Sweden. The poster behind them says Snart muck. Snart meanssoonand muck is when you are relieved of your mandatory military service.

Lieutenant colonel Bror Mörcke (1821-1892), I…

Lieutenant colonel Bror Mörcke (1821-1892), Ida von Hall (1825-1897), and their son Emil Mörcke (1861-1951). 1860s. Sweden.

Emil would grow up to pursue a career in the military, like his father. He would also become one of the inspirations for the character of general Bäfvenhielm in the popular Swedish comic strip 91:an Karlsson.

Portraits of U.S. army nurse Joan McDermott during her time in…

Portraits of U.S. army nurse Joan McDermott during her time in Vietnam War in the late 1960s.

Christmas Truce 1914: Amazing photos of British and German…

Christmas Truce 1914: Amazing photos of British and German troops meeting in no man’s land during the Western Front.

Soldier, 1906, Sweden.

Soldier, 1906, Sweden.

Soldier, 1939, Sweden.

Soldier, 1939, Sweden.