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E01408

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Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number E01408
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Photographer Baldwin, Herbert Frederick
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Bapaume Cambrai Area, Bullecourt
Date made 8 May 1917

Description

The railway embankment which ran parallel to the Hindenburg Line south east of Bullecourt. The tank shown in the distance broke down above the shelter which housed the Headquarters of the 48th Battalion (Lieutenant Colonel R. L. Leane) during the first assault upon the Hindenburg Line (11 April 1917). The embankment was also the position of Brigadier General Gellibrand's Headquarters (6th Infantry Brigade) during the second assault (3 May 1917).