German underground system destroyed by New Zealand artillery in World War I, Gommecourt, 10 Aug 1918
Reference Number: 1/2-013458-G
A large underground system once housing German soldiers and which was destroyed by New Zealand heavy artillery is marked by the retreating Germans with a cross. The cross is visible amidst the soil and collapsed timber framing. Photograph taken Gommecourt, France, 10 August 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
1 image, related to Gommecourt, World War, 1914-1918 - Trench warfare, World War, 1914-1918 - Battlefields - France, World War, 1914-1918 - Artillery operations and World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - France.
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Trenches. 1918(PFP-032684)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H881
Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=74683). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.