SYRIA. 1941-11. WATCHED BY THE GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION, MAJOR-GENERAL E.F. HERRING AND UNIT OFFICERS, MEN OF THE 7TH BATTALION, GREEN HOWARDS, GAVE A DEMONSTRATION ON METHODS OF ...
ID number021304
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionSYRIA. 1941-11. WATCHED BY THE GENERAL-OFFICER-COMMANDING 6TH DIVISION, MAJOR-GENERAL E.F. HERRING AND UNIT OFFICERS, MEN OF THE 7TH BATTALION, GREEN HOWARDS, GAVE A DEMONSTRATION ON METHODS OF SURMOUNTING BARBED WIRE, IN THIS PHOTO THE TWO LEADING MEN OF THE PLATOON, WEARING NORMAL BATTLE DRESS, WITH THE ADDITION OF STRONG GLOVES, ARE SEEN RACING FORWARD TO THROW THEMSELVES BODILY AT THE STEEL PICKETS, WHICH COLLAPSE.