A British Army band playing to troops in a square at Arras, August 1918
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1918.
The Arras region was the scene of fierce fighting during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive of 1918. The previous year it had witnessed a Commonwealth offensive that suffered some of the highest casualty rates sustained by an attacking force during the entire war.
From an album of 24 photographs.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection