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51273: Staged view of soldiers training for trench warfare.

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Irish troops in Martinpuich sector. A periscope may be seen on the parapet and an entrenching tool rests on the (rear wall) 'parados'. Troops squeeze past occupants in a cramped trench traverse.

History

Identifier

1260.mpg | CXTIWMFILMvanc6.mpg

Subject

Allied Forces | Battle | Trench | Western Front | Ypres

Creator

War Office

Date

15th September, 1916

Temporal Date

15/09/1916

Spatial

Martinpuich, France

Medium

VHS copy of original film

Type

Footage

Contributor

Everett Sharp

Rights

The Imperial War Museum

Collection ID

The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks, Part 2, Caption 28

Repository Name

Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive

Repository Address

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

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive