|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Le Maisnil|
|Date made||11 November 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A German observation post high up in a tree near Le Maisnil. From this look-out the enemy could ...
A German observation post high up in a tree near Le Maisnil. From this look-out the enemy could watch the movements of the 5th Division situated near Fleurbaix, preparing for the attack of 19 July 1916 at Fromelles. According to intelligence obtained in Germany after the Armistice in 1918, the Germans had ample warning of the attack.