Enemy strong posts along the sunken road captured by the Australian troops during the fighting ...

Accession Number E02670
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Hamel Area, Hamel
Date made 4 July 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Enemy strong posts along the sunken road captured by the Australian troops during the fighting for Pear Trench. This photograph was taken on the morning of the battle just after the attack had passed this point. Many enemy dead were left in the wake of the advancing battalions, and in addition there were 1,500 prisoners taken during the operation.

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