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The shell-blasted landscape around Givenchy, 1915

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1915.

The heavy fighting of the first two years of the war had left much of the landscape of north-eastern France in ruins. The destruction of pre-war drainage ditches by artillery bombardment also led to widespread flooding throughout the region.

From an album of 284 photographs compiled by Second Lieutenant R T Cooper.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1993-02-375-128


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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