Category: third battle of ypres

British tanks abandoned on the battlefield at …

British tanks abandoned on the battlefield at Sanctuary Woods, September 1917.

Australian troops, probably from the 11th Au…

Australian troops, probably from the 11th Australian Machine Gun Company, resting on their way to the front line at Polygon Wood, 26 September 1917.

The result of a high explosive shell on Stir…

The result of a high explosive shell on Stirling Castle, a strong concrete redoubt, in the Ypres sector in Belgium, during the battle on 20 September 1917.

A soldier standing on a duckboard track over a…

A soldier standing on a duckboard track over a flooded part of the Ypres battlefield, c1917.

Two army cooks of the 4th Australian Divisio…

Two army cooks of the 4th Australian Division stand in a landscape of waterlogged trenches on Westhoek Ridge during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), 9 October 1917.

A signals section of the 13th Battalion, Dur…

A signals section of the 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry awaiting news of the progress of the unit’s attack towards Veldhoek on 20 September 1917.

The view from a captured German pill-box, sh…

The view from a captured German pill-box, showing the burst of a shell of the German barrage searching British reserve trenches as part of the Battle of Polygon Wood within the Battle of Passchendaele. Taken near the Wieltje-Grafenstafel Road (Rat Farm), 27th September 1917.

Men of the 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infa…

Men of the 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, in trenches just prior to their attack towards Veldhoek, 20 September 1917.

A group of guards, including Coldstream Guards…

A group of guards, including Coldstream Guards and Irish Guards, crouching outside a captured German dugout, examining a muddy German rifle, near Langemarck, 12 October 1917.

Mark I tank  A13 “We’re all in it” of…

Mark I tank 

A13 “We’re all in it”

of A Battalion  ditched in a trench. This battalion first went in action at the Battle of Messines, June 1917.