ID numberE04046
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Glass original half plate negative
MakerUnknown Australian Official Photographer
Place madeFrance: Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Le Maisnil
Date made11 November 1918
DescriptionA 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.