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C02010

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number C02010
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Lone Pine Area, Lone Pine
Date made 9 August 1915

Description

The ground over which the 1st Battalion advanced to attack Lone Pine on 6 August 1915, seen from the Turkish front line trenches. Heavy casualties were suffered on both sides in the fighting at Lone Pine, which was among the most vicious hand to hand combat during the Gallipoli campaign. The ground is strewn with debris; the body of a fallen soldier lies to the right of centre.