Vintage Photographs - Battlegrounds

Russian soldiers abandoning their lines in Galicia This section of the website contains archive photographs taken during, before and after the war.  Specifically this sub-section contains battleground photography.

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The photos reproduced below are in thumbnail format - simply click a given photograph to view a larger copy within a separate window.

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vintage photoFiltered water stored in cans and petrol tins for troops in Gallipoli (GWS) vintage photoAllied troops filling sandbags in Gallipoli (GWS)
vintage photoThe defence of Van (GWS) vintage photoThe defence of Van (GWS)
vintage photoBritish troops returning from trenches in Gallipoli (GWS) vintage photo'L' Beach at Gallipoli (GWS)
vintage photoBlindfolded Turkish soldier among Allied lines with a flag of truce (GWS) vintage photoFrench staff officers in a rock shelter in Gallipoli (GWS)
vintage photoActivity in Mudros Bay, Lemnos, with French troops in the foreground (GWS) vintage photoAchi Baba, Gallipoli, seen from a point near the French lines (GWS)
vintage photoAnzac and Indian troops in Gallipoli (GWS) vintage photoPile-driving on one of the beach on the Gallipoli peninsula (GWS)
vintage photoAllied commandant's office of the advanced base at Suvla Bay (GWS) vintage photoTwo Turkish shells fired from Dardanelles Strait over Allied positions (GWS)
vintage photoTurkish shells bursting among New Zealand troops in Gallipoli (GWS) vintage photoTrain of donkeys laden with water supplies on a Gallipoli beach (GWS)
vintage photoBattery of artillery on the Gallipoli shore (GWS) vintage photo'W' Beach at Gallipoli (GWS)
vintage photoFrench officers within the fort at Seddul Bahr (GWS)  

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"Bellied" was a term used to describe when a tank's underside was caught upon an obstacle such that its tracks were unable to grip the earth.

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