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E05973

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

ID number E05973
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative panorama
Photographer Jackson, Cyril J
Place made Western Front: Western Front (Belgium), Passchendaele Area, Broodseinde
Date made February-August 1919

Description

View of the devastated countryside from Broodseinde to Zonnebeke. The foundations of several ruined buildings are visible in the middle foreground. This area was the scene of heavy fighting, on 4 - 5 October 1917, involving troops of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Australian and 7th British Division in the action known as the Battle of Broodseinde (part of the Third Battle of Ypres). This panorama is one of a series taken by the Australian War Records Section. The original 10 inch x 40 inch long 'Cirkut' camera nitrate negative is housed in the AWM Nitrate Store. This image is only available as a digital print.