Not titled [Reconnaissance sketch

Accession Number ART03605.033.001
Collection type Art
Title Not titled [Reconnaissance sketch
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 21.2 x 26.5 cm
Object types Drawing
Maker Benson, George
Date made c. 1917
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Reconnaissance sketch delineating Le Barque, Ligny-Thilloy, Gueudecourt and Beaulencourt in relation to Lark Hill and Needle Trench.The villages of Le Barque and Thilloy were fortifications part of a German reserve line, and were used by the Germans as a delying position during the retreat to the Hindenberg Line.

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