A portion of the sunken road near Pear Trench at Hamel, just after its capture on 4 July 1918. ...

Accession Number E02684
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass duplicate 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

A portion of the sunken road near Pear Trench at Hamel, just after its capture on 4 July 1918. The raised earthwork in the rear of the photograph was used as protection against bombs. The German dead were killed during the fighting.

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