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  Item Reference: SPEARS 10/1/13

Description

Photographs from the collection of Maj Gen Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974), showing detail of France during World War One.Hollow road with gun emplacement beyond (Bathanval), some of the first (gas) shells landed here. 27th July 1915.

Collection

The Ruins Of France (Part 1): Spears, E

Description

This first selection from the extensive archive of Major General Sir Edward Spears chronicles life on the Western Front during the Great War when Spears was a liaison officer between the French and British staff. He was Head of the British Military Mission inĀ  Paris between 1917 and 1920 before entering…

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