Arras – Valley scene | National Library Of Scotland

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A very flat landscape with a graveyard in the near distance surrounded by the debris of war. In the far distance a shell apparently explodes showing that even here death could once again strike.

Original reads: ‘OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT – Valley scene near Arras

The Battle of Arras 9th April to 16th May 1917

Original URL: http://digital.nls.uk/first-world-war-official-photographs/pageturner.cfm?id=74545906

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About Everett Sharp

Everett Sharp is a subject expert on the World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings project. He has worked for the University of Oxford on a series of other First World War Projects including the Great War Archive and First World War Poetry Digital Archive. He is also currently working for the Europeana 1914-1918 initiative with the Oxford. His retirement in 2009 didn't go quite according to plan!
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