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51197: Battle of the Somme: View of the tiny figures of 7 Division's assault battalions advancing to the German trenches at Mametz at 7.30am on 1 July 1916

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A shrapnel burst can be seen in the top right hand corner.

History

Identifier

1286.jpg | CXTIWMPHOTOS_Q_000089.jpg

Subject

Fighting Men | Somme | Western Front

Creator

Unknown

Date

July - November 1917

Date Created

01/07/1916

Temporal Date

18/11/1916

Spatial

Somme

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Everett Sharp

Rights

The Imperial War Museum

Collection ID

Q 89

Repository Name

Imperial War Museum Photographic Archive

Repository Address

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive