Photographs from the collection of Maj Gen Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974). June 1915. Artillery officers observing from observatoire Magnus (note since photo blown to pieces).
This fifth selection from a photograph album belonging to liaison officer, Major General Edward Spears, explores the often grim price of war, notably a series of dramatic photographs illustrating the drum head court martial and execution of a German prisoner accused of killing his guard. The selection…