Joseph Lesage (1884-1918)
Soldier and artist in the First World War


" I just received an alarmcall from the observationpost: Gas-attack! Like always such a message causes panic. Thank Heaven ! It was a false alarm. gasattacks are a very nasty complication of the war. Especially during the night it is a frightening threat. We always carry our gasmasks".

3 - 9 - 1916