Near Catelet, France. 17 September 1918. Australian soldiers carrying a dummy tank, weighing ...

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Accession Number E04934
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Date made 17 September 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Near Catelet, France. 17 September 1918. Australian soldiers carrying a dummy tank, weighing about a quarter of a ton, which had been completed, with others, by the 4th Field Company of Australian Engineers, at their camp. These tanks were designed to mislead the enemy in the attack which was to be made the following morning on Le Verguier, and the Hindenburg Outpost Line by the 1st and 4th Divisions.