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   centenary      day      end      entire      front      images      lives      makeshift      originally      outbreak      painstakingly      professionally      races      selection      several      special      time      trenches      tribute      wounded  
New photographs have been released to mark the of the of the First World War on November 11, 1918. The UK's Press Association issued the of 100 images from a century ago. They were fading black and white images but have been enhanced and recreated. They provide us with a clearer idea of what happened during and after the War, which killed nine million people. The photographs show soldiers, prisoners of war, fighting in the , and scenes in London after the the Armistice was signed to end the War. One shows a soldier having a haircut in a mountain barbershop on the Albanian .

A UK-based photo colouriser recreated the coloured photos. Tom Marshall told reporters he wanted to do something to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of World War 1, which at the was called "the war to end all wars". Mr Marshall said: "I began colourising black and white photos in 2014, coinciding with the centenary of the of WW1 in 1914....To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, I decided to collate 100 I've colourised in to the men and women who lived through the war, and those who lost their ." He added: "I included men and women of nationalities, and religions, as the world was affected by the war."

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