021304

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ID number 021304
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

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 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.