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51323: Battle scars on the landscape

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Panning shot over a crater in no man's land, with soldiers not in battle order walking over it. The crater is possibly that at 'Lochnagar', near La Boiselle.

History

Identifier

1826.mpg | CXTIWMFILMvsom15.mpg

Subject

Home Front | Landscape | Somme | Western Front

Creator

War Office

Date

Jul-16

Date Created

01/07/1916

Temporal Date

31/07/1916

Spatial

La Boisselle, France

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 29

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.