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ID number A03118
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer German Official Photograph
Place made Western Front: Western Front (France), Aisne, Hindenburg Line Area, St Quentin
Date made March 1918


Ruined buildings surround the German reserves advancing through the streets of St Quentin, during the great battle of the west. A soldier next to the truck (left) is wearing a red cross arm band. A label bearing the following inscription is to be placed on the back of all German Official Photographs for which orders are received:- "This is an official German photograph the sold proprietary rights in which belong to the Deutsche Reichsarchiv, Potsdam, whose permission in writing must first be obtained before it is reproduced."