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Troops supposedly "going over the top" at the start of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. In reality the photo was taken during a training exercise.
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Soldiers of the Lancashire Fusiliers cleaning a Lewis Gun. On the left can be seen the gas alarm horn and wind vane. January 1917 near Ploegsteert.