'An aspect of Soissons with the martyred Cathedral in the background', 9 October 1918
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1918.
Soissons, located on the Aisne River, was captured by the Germans on 29 May 1918 and later liberated by the Allies on 2 August 1918. The town was severely damaged by artillery bombardments on both occasions.
One of 193 British and Allied official photographs.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection