British soldier using a Macedonian oven, Salonika, November 1916
Lantern slide, World War One, Salonika (1914-1918), 1916.
The oven was probably situated in 'The Birdcage'. This was a fortified line constructed by the Allies in the hills around Salonika. The British and French had first landed there in October 1915 to bolster their Serbian ally.
From a box of 111 slides associated with the Balkans, 1914-1918.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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