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51317: Preparing to shoot, the Royal Marine Artillery

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15-inch Howitzer being loaded by the Royal Marine Artillery. Note that the crew are in foul-weather gear (coats and sou'westers).

History

Identifier

1821.mpg | CXTIWMFILMvsom10.mpg

Subject

Allied Forces | Fighting Men | Trench | Western Front

Creator

War Office

Date

28th June 1916

Date Created

18/06/1916

Spatial

Somme

Source

VHS copy of original film

Medium

VHS copy of original film

Type

Footage

Contributor

Everett Sharp

Rights

The Imperial War Museum

Collection ID

The Battle of the Somme, Part 2, Caption 25

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

Producer

Jury, W. F.