Category: trenches

Captured Russian trenches and barbed wire en…

Captured Russian trenches and barbed wire entanglements outside Tarnopol, July 1917.

Digging reserve trenches in a hop field near…

Digging reserve trenches in a hop field near Meteren by the edge of a road. Note tapes marking out the bays and traverses. 13 April 1918.

Shelters for rent (95 pfennigs per a week) i…

Shelters for rent (95 pfennigs per a week) in a German trench line. The soldier in the foreground carries an unexploded aircraft bomb which had just been dropped. c1915.

Sergeant Wall, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guar…

Sergeant Wall, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards, in a communication trench, near Rue Petillon, near Fleurbaix, December 1914.

2nd Battalion, Scots Guards testing a hastily …

2nd Battalion, Scots Guards testing a hastily dug trench at Ghent, October 1914.

British troops, possibly the Royal Fusiliers…

British troops, possibly the Royal Fusiliers, in a communication trench near Fleurbaix, June 1916.

French soldier walking in a trench in devastat…

French soldier walking in a trench in devastated terrain of the Somme, c1917.

Destroyed dug-outs in a captured German fron…

Destroyed dug-outs in a captured German front line trench near Gommecourt seen in March 1917, destroyed during operations on the Ancre in Winter 1917, shortly before the German withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line from March 1917.

Soldiers of th 1st Battalion, Cameronians (S…

Soldiers of th 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) at Grande Flamengrie Farm and barn after it had been minenwerfered. 13th March 1915.

Italian women digging and revetting trenches…

Italian women digging and revetting trenches.