Magnetic Fields

Some images from our trip to the Battlefields.

Point 110 New Cemetery, Fricourt

Point 110 New Cemetery, Fricourt

Former Hindeburg Line, Montecouvez

Former Hindeburg Line, Montecouvez

38th (Welsh) Division Memorial, Mametz Wood

38th (Welsh) Division Memorial, Mametz Wood

Delville Wood, which earned the grim nickname 'Devils Wood'. Scene of some of the most brutal fighting of WW1. The wood still contains many hundreds of Allied and German bodies.

Delville Wood, which earned the grim nickname ‘Devils Wood’. Scene of some of the most brutal fighting of WW1. The wood still contains many hundreds of Allied and German bodies.

Fricourt

Fricourt

Unfired British .303 rifle round, near Mametz wood

Unfired British .303 rifle round, near Mametz wood

Thiepval. Some of the 72,000 names of the British and South African missing of the Somme.

Thiepval. Some of the 72,000 names of the British and South African missing of the Somme.

The Thiepval Memorial to the British and South African missing of The Somme.

The Thiepval Memorial to the British and South African missing of The Somme.

Base of a shrapnel shell, found at Grandcourt.

Base of a shrapnel shell, found at Grandcourt.

The Sunken Lane, Beaumont Hamel.  Here, Geoffrey Malins filmed the Lancashire Fusiliers waiting to go 'over the top' on the first day of the Battle Of The Somme.

The Sunken Lane, Beaumont Hamel. Here, Geoffrey Malins filmed the Lancashire Fusiliers waiting to go ‘over the top’ on the first day of the Battle Of The Somme.

'Iron Harvest' near Sheffield Park

‘Iron Harvest’ near Sheffield Park

Sheffield Park

Sheffield Park

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10 Responses to Magnetic Fields

  1. Paul says:

    Marvelous photos!

  2. baggingarea says:

    Stunning set of pics Mr TIW. Have you been to Devonshire cem? ‘The Debonshires Held this trench; the Devonshires hold it still’ always makes me well up.

  3. baggingarea says:

    Duh.. Devonshires not Debonshires. Feel like I’ve disrespected them with a typo.

  4. baggingarea says:

    Ypres is well worth a trip too- Tyne Cot, Essex Farm, Yorkshire trench, Hill 60, Langemark

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