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  Item Reference: SPEARS 10/1/26

Description

Photographs from the collection of Maj Gen Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974), showing detail of France during World War One. German prisoners under an escort of 'Spahi' behind Bouvigny wood on Notre Dame de Lorette plateau on their way to bury dead on the forward slopes of the plateau under fire. July 15th 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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