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Black and white version [here](https://i.imgur.com/DI6DBjR.png)
Best pic if the day. This guy looks like he’s a lot of fun .
[“‘Big Nims’ of the 3rd Battalion, 366th Infantry, who found great amusement in contemplating the grotesque appearance of his comrade with a gas mask adjusted over his face and head. Many hours of gloom was dispelled by the good humor of Nims which together with his unquestionable courage at many times served to cheer the flagging spirits of his comrades.”](https://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/scott/Stn11.htm) — [SCOTT’S OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO IN THE WORLD WAR](https://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/scott/ScottTC.htm)
What an amazing photo! This just makes me smile.
I… want to hug this man. I *need* to hug this man.
What kinda name is Big Nims?
Such a genuine belly laugh, I bet it was pretty infectious.
Even during war, we can find reasons to smile and be happy. Great picture, thanks for sharing!
Damn, I forgot happiness existed in 1918
Laughter was rare in this war. I’d strongly recommendation to check out Dan Carlin’s Blueprints for Armageddon series on it. Mindblowing
It’s surprisingly good quality for being a hundred years old.
Holy shit he looks like a fun person to be around. Great moment
Is…is that Keenan’s great-great-grandfather?
*hears whistle blow* “Ahh, here goes”
Wonder what he was like to be around probably had some cool stories
He looks like he was alot of fun when they went out for a beer on leave.
Please tell me this man made it out alive!
When you find out Battlefield One is more popular than Battlefield V.
Adding color to original black and white photos really gives it a new feel. The black and white always made it feel like a rather distant time but it having color gives it a much closer feel. I don’t quite know how to explain it.
“Hahahaha, you guys look like idi- *cough* -idiots! You *gasp* should see… alright, is it just me or *clears throat* does the air smell funny to anyone else?”
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Does anyone know his name? Google didn’t come up with an answer other than ‘Big Nims’.