Life near the front Life near the front Washing up This gallery is full of images of men at the front cleaning themselves up. Relaxing This gallery of images gives a sense of what the soldiers on the Western Front were doing when they were not actively engaged in the waging of war. Mail This gallery contains images involving the soldiers sending and receiving mail to and from the front. Chow This gallery shows images of men preparing eating, drinking, or preparing food at or near the front. Pets This gallery contains a collection of images of the animals befriended by the men and women of the armed forces in the First World War Quarters This gallery gives a bit of insight into how and where the soldiers slept when along the Western Front. Living Near the Front Documents Documents that shed light on what it was like for the soldiers living and working near the front.