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  Item Reference: HAMILTON 7_12/3

Description

Photograph of British troops in trench wearing respirators and using Lee Enfield no 1 rifles. The caption on the reverse reads "Owing to our experience with the Huns' methods, our men in the Dardanelles were provided with respirators, and are here seen wearing them, but the Turk has proved himself, so far, a clean fighter. Fighting was not going on at the time that this photograph was taken." No 2792. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916.

Collection

Gallipoli Through The Lens: Hamilton, I

Description

Another selection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916. These photographs, supplied by the Central News Agency, were each assigned a four digit agency number which follows the description. The photographs include views of ships, fortifications, soldiers and animals.

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