An Australian machine gunner has fixed his Lewis gun bipod on a tree stump and opens fire on German planes, Aug His feeder is ready with another pan magazine. The Lewis was quite effective against planes and their light structures.
Chateau Wood - Ypres - 1917 Soldiers of an Australian Division field artillery brigade on a duckboard track passing through Chateau Wood, near Hooge in the Ypres salient, 29 October Australian War Memorial collection number
For much of the small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines as a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the Somme.
Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers