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THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

Q Battle of Guillemont. Men of the Irish Division (probably mixture of troops of various regiments of the Brigade) in a lorry going back for a rest after taking Guillemont 3 September 1916

Thiepval 1916: An exhausted soldier asleep in a front line trench. An image from our 1st World War education pack, full of interesting stuff! http://bodelwyddan-castle.co.uk/resources.html

A soldier’s comrades watching him as he sleeps, Thievpal, France. First World War photos!

The Battle of the Somme, July-November 1916. A British soldier poses lying reading on an abandoned German stretcher. High Wood, Oct 1916. ©IWM (Q 4370)

The Battle of the Somme, July-November A British soldier poses lying reading on an abandoned German stretcher. High Wood, Oct ©IWM (Q

Empty shell casings after a British artillery bombardment.

"Empty shell casings and ammunition boxes representing a small sample of the ammunition used by the British Army in the bombardment of Fricourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July Australian War Memorial.

WW1: Two soldiers cooking in a trench at Ovillers with a scrounged stove. July 1916. Note the elaborate arrangement for the chimney in an effort to avoid smoke rising perpendicular to the stove -- a telltale sign for enemy artillery observers.

July 1916 - Two soldiers cooking in a trench at Ovillers with a scrounged stove. Note the elaborate arrangement for the chimney in an effort to avoid smoke rising perpendicular to the stove. A telltale sign for enemy artillery observers.

An injured soldier is wheeled to safety from the front line at the Somme, July 1916. - Imgur

An injured soldier is wheeled to safety from the front line at the Somme, July Surprising how modern military trauma stretcher looks a lot like this one.

The ANZACs in this photo are brothers Harold (left) and Arthur Bartleet. The photo was taken outside of their  dugout on Gallipoli on Arthur’s 21st Birthday on the 20th of November 1915. Both brothers survived the war.

ANZACs in this photo are brothers Harold (left) and Arthur Bartleet. The photo was taken outside of their dugout on Gallipoli on Arthur’s Birthday on the of November Both brothers survived the war.

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Armoured Vehicles - This is an armoured car from the Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade. With a crew of five, these cars carried two Vickers machine-guns and combined mobility with firepower.

Battle of the Somme. The First Day. A Roll Call On The Afternoon Of The 1st July 1916. ©UK PhotoArchive

Battle of the Somme. The First Day. A Roll Call On The Afternoon Of The 1st July 1916. ©UK PhotoArchive

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