Image:British gas attack at Montauban June 1916.jpg

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As part of the preparations for the Battle of the Somme, the British 18th (Eastern) Division launches a gas attack against German trenches in front of Montauban on the Somme, June 1916. At the top of the picture is Bernafay Wood. Montauban village is near the top-left. The road running diagonally across the photo from Montauban to the bottom-right connects to the village of Carnoy, behind the British front-line.

(Part of) Imperial War Museum catalogue number Q 55066

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