|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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The battlefield of Hamel and the surrounding wood, photographed from an observation post above ...
The battlefield of Hamel and the surrounding wood, photographed from an observation post above Sailly-le-Sec, on the morning of 4 July 1918, during the attack by the Americans and Australians. When the picture was taken the village was burning as the result of shellfire.