Photographs from the collection of Maj Gen Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974), showing detail of France during World War One. Old German trenches opposite Souchez. May 15th 1915.
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 in Paris between 1917 and 1920 before entering…