Soldiers running to take shelter from a heavy shellburst at Glencorse Wood in the Ypres salient. A print from this negative is held in the Wilkins papers at the Byrd Polar Research Centre, The Ohio ...

Collection ID E00737
Collection type Photograph
Title Soldiers running to take shelter from a heavy shellburst at Glencorse Wood in the Ypres salient. A print from this negative is held in the Wilkins papers at the Byrd Polar Research Centre, The Ohio ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Wilkins, George Hubert
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Date made 20 September 1917
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Soldiers running to take shelter from a heavy shellburst at Glencorse Wood in the Ypres salient. A print from this negative is held in the Wilkins papers at the Byrd Polar Research Centre, The Ohio State University Archives, and carries the following inscription in Wilkins' hand: ' A shell burst in a front line trench in France. This was the last picture I took that day for the next shell wrecked the camera". Wilkins was also wounded.

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