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  • Attaque a la Baionette, Metzeral, Juin 1915

    Attaque a la Baionette, Metzeral, Juin 1915

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 433

    image: French infantry, wearing the distinctive uniform and headgear of the Chasseurs Alpins, attack a German trench protected by barbed wire on the tree lined hills near Metzeral in June 1915. Fierce fighting took place here between 15 and 24 June 1915...

  • Batterie de "75" Devant Soissons

    Batterie de "75" Devant Soissons

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 435

    image: a battery of French 75mm field guns in action on the flat open ground near Soissons in the Aisne region. Three 75s are arranged in a line, each placed next to a wheeled limber and manned by a team of French gunners. The French 75 was the workhorse...

  • L'Infanterie Coloniale Sucrerie de Souchez

    L'Infanterie Coloniale Sucrerie de Souchez

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 441

    image: French colonial infantry (L'Infanterie Coloniale) attack German trenches at the Sucrerie de Souchez, or Souchez Sugar Mill, during the Second Battle of Artois in May 1915. Some of the German defenders put up resistance, some hold up their...

  • Un "155" Long dans L'Argonne

    Un "155" Long dans L'Argonne

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 440

    image: a French artillery gun team fire a large 155mm gun from a carefully constructed emplacement in the Forest of Argonne in north-eastern France. The men quickly move away from the gun, shielding their ears against the huge noise. Artillery was the...

  • Attaque de Nuit, Champagne, Sept 1915

    Attaque de Nuit, Champagne, Sept 1915

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 437

    image: French infantry man a thoroughly constructed trench during a night attack by German infantry in the Champagne sector in September 1915. The French troops fire machine guns and rifles through purpose-buillt breeches in the parapet, which is topped...

  • Battaille de la Marne, Épisode de Courtacon

    Battaille de la Marne, Épisode de Courtacon

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 436

    image: German infantry are shown in full retreat under a French attack in the village of Courtacon during the Battle of the Marne in September 1914. The German soldiers retreat amidst a chaotic scene, with discarded weapons, equipment, an upturned cart...

  • Les Fusiliers Marins, Dixmude, Mars 1915

    Les Fusiliers Marins, Dixmude, Mars 1915

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 438

    image: a group of French Fusiliers Marins, in their distinctive uniform and headgear, attack a retreating German field gun team and limber near Dixmude in Flanders in March 1915. The ground is littered with war debris, including shell cases and discarded...

  • Passage de L'Yser, Flandres, Nov 1914

    Passage de L'Yser, Flandres, Nov 1914

    (art) Made by: Smid, T (Undefined) 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 442

    image: Belgian infantry escort a column of captured German soldiers across a wooden pontoon bridge over the Yser Canal in Flanders. Amongst the leading Belgians is a machine gun transported on a wheeled cart pulled by two dogs. The landscape is flat,...