View of the devastated countryside from Broodseinde to Zonnebeke.  The foundations of several ruined buildings are visible in the middle foreground.  This area was the scene of heavy fighting, on 4 ...
ID numberE05973
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative panorama
MakerJackson, Cyril J
Place madeBelgium: Western Front (Belgium), Passchendaele Area, Broodseinde
Date madeFebruary-August 1919
DescriptionView of the devastated countryside from Broodseinde to Zonnebeke. The foundations of several ruined buildings are visible in the middle foreground. This area was the scene of heavy fighting, on 4 - 5 October 1917, involving troops of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Australian and 7th British Division in the action known as the Battle of Broodseinde (part of the Third Battle of Ypres). This panorama is one of a series taken by the Australian War Records Section. The original 10 inch x 40 inch long 'Cirkut' camera nitrate negative is housed in the NFSA Nitrate Store. This image is only available as a digital print.