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File:German soldiers in a railroad car on the way to the front during early World War I, taken in 1914. Taken from site.jpg

English: German soldiers, some with flowers others waving or rasing their clenched fists, in a railroad car on the way to the front during early World War I (1914). Messages on the car spell out (approximately): "Trip to Paris", "See you later on the Boulevard", "[obscured by flowers] the fight" (The obscured part most likely reads "Auf in [den Kampf]" which means "Into battle"), "my sword tip is itching".
Date 1914, presumedly after the German declaration of war with France so sometime in August at the least.
(18 April 2009 (original upload date))
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Author Unknown German war photographer. Original uploader was Sus scrofa at en.wikipedia
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