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Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by BillN, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France
    I’m just re reading about The Great War” and the “Battle of the Somme” in particular, I came across the following image of the Cheshire Regiment Trench in 1916 and felt that I would like to share it

    A British trench near the Albert-Bapaume road at Ovillers-la-Boisselle, July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. The men are from A Company, 11th Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment.

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  2. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    War photographers have given those of us who have never had to live in the midst of war, or fight in one, a way in to a place no one wants to be. This photograph, as countless others from all the wars of our world are tremendously moving because they catch what is the powerful essence of that moment witnessed.

    I think that there will always be a huge pull to the soul when one looks at these war photographs be they from the long past or the too present.
     
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  3. deckitout

    deckitout Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jan 28, 2010
    Essex UK
    Amazing image Bill, so real, thanks for posting
     
  4. jhob

    jhob Mu-43 Veteran

    I am fascinated by war photography and have never seen this photo before. There's so much to look at in the image, captivating.
     
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