The Great War, I was there - Part 21

Imperial IVar Museum *WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?’in the sunshine of an autumnal day these British infantrymen stood in a shallow reserve trench near Ginchy awaiting orders togo forward into the attack, which was already in progress for the possession of Morval, a village reduced to amass of rubble abut spot of high importance to the enemy who held it. The photograph was taken at the time when the British and French troops, after the usual preliminary violent bombardment, resumed their inoffensive the closing days of September 1916. With the capture of A A orval and Lesboeufs the position of the Germans at Combles was made untenable. 817 x
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