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British wiring party, Beaumont Hamel, France.

British wiring party, Beaumont Hamel, France.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


British wiring party, Beaumont Hamel, France, July 1916. The Royal Warwickshire Regiment putting up barbed wire in front of their trenches during the Battle of Albert. The battle of Albert was one of the first operations of the Battle of the Somme. The Somme began on 1 July 1916 and during the first day there were 60,000 casualties, 20,000 of whom were killed, making it the bloodiest day in battle ever. The total casualties for the whole battle were an estimated 1.2 million.

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