File:Mine blown by the Germans under a roadway through a newly captured village (4699420782).jpg

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English: The devastation caused by an exploded mine. Perched on the edge of a vast crater are the ruined remains of a church. A few soldiers pick through the debris. Apart from a few buildings that have survived the explosion, there is little left to suggest that this was once a village.

Scenes such as this were commonly used as propaganda, intended to reaffirm resolve against the enemy.
[Original reads: 'OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT. A mine blown by the Germans under a roadway through a newly captured village.']

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Author National Library of Scotland
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Flickr sets
  • World War One official British photographs
Flickr tags
  • nls:dodid 74546056
  • nls:derivative 74300458
  • nls:dodprojectid 74462370
  • nls:shelfmark
  • nls:voyagerid
  • Photographic prints
  • Flanders
  • France
  • Black-and-white prints (photographs)
  • Churches
  • Debris
  • Propaganda
  • Roads
  • Ruins
  • Soldiers
  • Villages
  • War damage
  • War photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Mines (explosive weapons)
  • Craters
  • World War, 1914-1918 Campaigns Western Front
  • organization:library nationallibraryofscotland
  • owner:name nationallibraryofscotland
  • nls:source solrxml
  • ww1
  • wwi
  • world war one
  • great war
  • 1914-1918
  • great
  • war
  • The Great War
  • First World War
  • World War I

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current17:03, 16 November 2016Thumbnail for version as of 17:03, 16 November 2016600 × 191 (16 KB) (talk | contribs)National Library of Scotland, Set 72157624150609895, ID 4699420782, Original title Mine blown by the Germans under a roadway through a newly captured village
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