WHEN THE COO LEST COURAGE WAS NEEDED The task in which these men are engaged needed the finest sort of bravery. The scene is at the battle of Ginchy, on September 9,1916, and British stretcher bearers and German prisoners are carrying wounded men across the battlefield under continuous shell-fire. The smoke and falling debris of bonbardment can be seen against the sky. On this dav Ginchy was taken after heroic fighting, the honour of being the first troops to enter the village falling to the 48th Infantry Brigade and two battalions of the 49th Brigade. Imperial War Museum 777 U
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