Photographs from the collection of Major Gen Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974). Winston Churchill and General Fayolle. Winston is about to set out on a tour of the 33rd Corps front. 1915 - 1916.
This sixth instalment of photography from the collection of Major General Sir Edward Spears chronicles a deepening conflict: use of aerial reconnaissance, artillery in action, the bombardment of the enemy. It also illustrates the comradeship of allies and snatched moments of laughter amid the slaughter,…