Captured German Trench, Montauban Alley, Somme, 1916

Captured German Trench, Montauban Alley, Somme, 1916

This picture shows a section of Montauban Alley, a captured German trench on the Somme. Just to the left of the British soldiers is the circular entrance to a German dugout.

Many thanks to Pen & Sword for providing us with these pictures, which come from Richard van Emden's The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldier's own Words and Photographs

The Somme - The Epic Battle in the Soldier's own Words and Photograph, Richard van Emden. Covers the entire period that the British army spent on the original Somme front, from its arrival late in 1915, through the battle of the Somme and up to the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line. Mainly uses the writings and private photos taken by British soldiers, but also includes some material from the German side [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (17 August 2016), Captured German Trench, Montauban Alley, Somme, 1916 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_montauban_alley_somme.html

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