Official German cards showing aerial photographs of devastated British Landscape

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Aerial shots of devastated British trenches. Noted in pencil as 'Menin gate'. Both pictures show a landscape of waterlogged shell holes: one area was once fields, the other a wood. Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodlian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No...