|Unit||United States Army|
|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Hamel Area, Hamel|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Hamel Area, Hamel|
|Date made||4 July 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A battle day photograph taken during the attack by the Australian and American troops at Hamel. ...
A battle day photograph taken during the attack by the Australian and American troops at Hamel. Hamel Wood is seen in the background on the left. Two parachutes can be seen just previously dropped from aircraft and carrying ammunition to the forward troops. The supply of ammunition by parachutes was a pre-arranged part of aircraft cooperation.