Dernancourt, France. 14 June 1918. A set OF 180 gas projectors alongside the Albert-Amiens ...

Unit Medical, Dental and Nursing
Places
Accession Number E04897
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Date made 14 June 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

Dernancourt, France. 14 June 1918. A set OF 180 gas projectors alongside the Albert-Amiens railway in front of the Casualty Clearing Station at Dernancourt. These projectors were electrically fired the same night immediately preceding an attack which was successful. The tins and rubbish scattered about serve for camouflage.