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A shell-burst freak: barbed wire torn from an entanglement and tossed up a tree on the battlefield near Miraumont, in France.

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AWNS-19170628-38-7

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
28 June 1917

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
World War, 1914-1918, British Army, Officers, Barbed wire, Battlefields, Somme, FranceWorld War, 1914-1918British ArmyOfficersBarbed wireBattlefieldsSommeFrance
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 28 June 1917 p038

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Description
Showing a British officer pointing at large section of barbed wire which has been blown into a tree at a Somme battlefield in Picardie, northern France.