THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

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  • Q 70167
Department
Photographs
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Production date
1916-08
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  • object name: Film still
  • object category: Photography
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photographs

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Still from the film "Battle of the Somme": British troops go forward in 'No Man's Land'.

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Still from the film "The Battle of the Somme" allegedly showing British troops advancing at the start of the battle on 1 July 1916. It is now accepted that this scene was staged for the camera at a training school behind the lines.

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