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Nebi Samwil. A British Battery In Action : the ancient Mizpah, stormed by the 234th Brigade. A field battery is engaging the Turkish batteries, which are shelling Mizpah.
(art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-12-18
Art.IWM ART 1511
image: in the foreground a team of Royal Artillery gunners load and fire a field gun, which sits within a position covered with camouflaged netting. Another gun and gun team is visible to the right. In the distance, a cloud of earth near the peak of a...
(art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-10-29
Art.IWM ART 1506
image: a British Artillery officer looks through a telescope mounted on a tripod towards the clouds of smoke on the horizon showing where shells have fallen. He sits on an earthen ledge before an area of tall grass, beyond which the landscape is largely...
An Artillery Observer : a young officer observing the effect of the shells of his battery. The results of fire are telephoned back to the guns, some miles behind.
(art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-17
Art.IWM ART 1451
image: a young British artillery officer stands within an enclosed and covered observation post, observing British artillery fire through a device positioned on the parapet. He looks through a small loophole, the upper wall of the parapet partly made...
The Battery Major : absorbed in his registration in the battery post he receives a report from a corporal
(art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-18
Art.IWM ART 1450
image: a Major commanding a Royal Artillery battery sits at a table where he has temporarily stopped plotting positions on an artillery chart whilst a corporal reports information to him. A desk lamp illuminates the chart, with a candle in a small recess...
(art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-09-15
Art.IWM ART 1447
image: a view of two artillery emplacements in an arid landscape near a coastline. Both emplacements are dug into the earth and concealed with camoflage netting. The outline of a few soldiers are visible, as are silhouettes of belll tents near the sea in...