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Postcard: To Edward Thomas.

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive

General Scenes on the Western Front During the First World War

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
An officer of the 12th East Yorkshires on his round in a snow-covered support trench is drawing aside the gas-curtain of a dug out.

Transporting Casualties

Carrying a stretcher-case back along a duckboard track through a wilderness of mud and shell holes.

British Casualties

British wounded passing through the French and British outpost line.

Temporary Shelter in a Shell Hole

Soldier in a shell hole.

The Battle of the Somme 1 July-18 November 1916

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
The Battle of Flers Courcelette 15 -22 September: A long line of British reserve troops standing silhouetted against the dawn near Thiepval.

The Battle of the Somme 1 July-18 November 1916

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
The Battle of Ginchy 9 September: Supporting infantry walk forward up the slope into the bombardment.

The Battle of the Somme 1 July-18 November 1916

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Three officers of the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment and a war correspondent, Basil Clark, play records in the comfortable surroundings of a captured German dugout.

South African Officers

South African Officers at lunch.

Operations on the Ancre

Working party of the Manchester Regiment moving up to the trenches.

Identification of British Battle Casualties

Two men identifying a casualty.

German Casualties

Unburied dead German soldiers and horses.

Women at Work During the First World War: Munitions Production, Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, 1917

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Rows of 6" howitzer shells line a warehouse at the National Filling Factory, Chilwell, Nottingham. In the background, several women can be seen pushing trolleys.

Wounded Soldiers in Oxford

Wounded soldiers in bath chairs outside the Examination Schools.

American troops

Shown saluting at the foot of the Statue of Alfred the Great.

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 31 July-10 November 1917

Three derelict British tanks.

Medical Services in Britain 1914-1918

Making an artificial leg for a wounded serviceman at Roehampton Hospital in Surrey.

Ypres in Ruins

Panoramic view of the city.

The First World War 1914-1918: The Western Front

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
A front-line trench showing the sentry and sleeping soldiers at Ovillers-la-Boisselle on the Somme. In this photograph one man crouches on the fire-step while his comrades rest but with weapons at the ready. 'A' Company, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.

The Battle of the Somme 31 July-18 November 1916

Black Watch at bayonet practice during a rest period.

The Battle of the Somme 1 July-18 November 1916

The German Army: The body of a British soldier, wounded in the head and probably dead of exposure and thirst.

British Soldier on the Western Front

British soldier in the snow wearing a sheep-skin coat.

Men of the Lancashire Fusiliers on the Western Front, near Messines, Belgium, c. 1917

Frying bacon on a brasier in a reserve trench. Opposite Messines, near Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium

Captured German Trench, Gommecourt, France 1917

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
A well concealed and reveted trench, between two-lines of trees.

The Newfoundland Regiment During the First World War

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Officers and men outside their billets.

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