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Hi Gents

A little bit different perhaps? Definitely a trench.....

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hope you like

tony

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1 hour ago, Chris Boonzaier said:

Thats a nice one... a Garden Trench!!!

Thanks Chris

Most of my pics are similar - of just a few familiar styles. This is one of the ones that stands out for me.

Glad you like it too.....

tony

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Hi,

nice pic! Text: Communication trench to farmhouse. What does the cut off text say? Seems to be an offical news photo or the like from what I can make out.

GreyC

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1 hour ago, GreyC said:

Hi,

nice pic! Text: Communication trench to farmhouse. What does the cut off text say? Seems to be an offical news photo or the like from what I can make out.

GreyC

Hi GreyC

thanks for yet another translation!

the photo is another of the 'jennings' larger photo prints we've pondered over before.....

tony

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Hi Gents

just put this up elsewhere but I think worth slipping in here....

More 'view from a trench' perhaps?

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tony

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Hello! Impressing photos!!!!

I have two photos (one took from a boat to the sight of Villerville / Le Havre, the other taken form a trench)

 

 

 

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without words...

("We broke through the german lines and took 30.000 prisoners and 80 guns")

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and one from the eastern front... (it´s just a sign of a primary school in Wonjuw(?)

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Edited by The Prussian

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The German Spring Offensive - Operation Michael had been running the past eight days with much success, by 29/3/18 overrunning the allied fronts and taking bounty - storage camps, munition trains and POWs. However it did knock their morale realizing how well the allied soldiers were fed against their poor, meagre rations. Here's a press photos showing German troops inspecting captured English lines between Bullecourt - Croisilles.

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Hi Gents

i think the date is 1-10-18....

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tony

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On ‎24‎/‎01‎/‎2016 at 16:27, Jeff Noll said:

Here is another photo I can only caption as "Wet Feet"

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just seen this one,,,,

great photo

 

tony

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Posted (edited)

Hi gents

Ers Bat Landw Inf Regt 71  in 1916...

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tony

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Farksas, interesting trench photo from the Landwehr; I wonder if this is a training scenario given the inscription "Arnstadt, Thür. 1916"

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Hi IrishGunner,

that would make sense for sure....

I didn’t find a translation for that on the site I use...

Would you mind translating for me please?

i did notice the area looked ‘undusturbed’ however and the trees are in one piece!

also is a reserve battalion...

tony

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34 minutes ago, Farkas said:

 

Would you mind translating for me please?

 

Tony,

"Schützengraben d. Ers. Bat. Landw. Inf. Regt. 71, Arnstadt, Thür. 1916"

Trench of the Ersatz Battalion, Landwehr Infantry Regiment 71, Arnstadt, Thüringen 1916

A bit of Google research reveals: In 1916, Landwehr Inf. Rgt. 71 was part of 13th Landwehr Division; according to my info, that division was in static defensive positions in Lothringen (or the French Lorraine).  Arnstadt, Thüringen is just south of Erfurt in eastern Germany.  And since Ersatz Battalions were replacement battalions, this was certainly a training scenario.

 

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I should probably have realised it was a location from the format and hence no translation..

thanks IrishGunner

tony

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