Courcelette: After the Battle

Images of Courcelette and area after the Canadian Engagement during September 1916.

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© IWM (Q 1385)
Distant view of the village of Courcelette, September 1916.

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The Battle of Flers Courcelette 15 – 22 September: The ruins of the Sugar Refinery in Courcelette.

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German dead in a trench captured by Canadian troops during the Battle of Flers-Courcelette.

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The Battle of Flers-Courcelette. The dawn sky is lit by the bombardment before the assault on Thiepval.

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Canadian wounded being taken to a Dressing Station on a horse-drawn light railway.

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The shattered remains of the German strong point of Mouquet Farm.