Images


Chapter 2

Shrapnel shell. Source: H. A. Bethell, Modern Artillery in the Field.

Two shells and two trajectories. Source: H. A. Bethell, Modern Artillery in the Field.

Gun Brigade in Action in the Open. Source: H. A. Bethell, Modern Artillery in the Field.

Simplified concept of battery deployment. Source: Field Artillery Training, 1912, 306-7.

Artillery Trajectories. Source: Courtesy Royal Artillery Institution.

18-pounder field gun. Source: H. A. Bethell, Modern Artillery in the Field.

60-pounder field gun. Source: H. A. Bethell, Modern Artillery in the Field.

J Battery RHA, 1914. Source: IWM photo Q60751.


Chapter 3

Barbed wire before testing, Armentieres, 30 December 1914. Source: IWM photo Q51564.

Barbed wire after testing, Armentieres, 30 December 1914. Source: IWM photo Q51565.

German machine-gun position, trenches at Neuve Chapelle, 10 March 1915. Source: IWM photo Q49208.

Panoramic Photo: view from an observation post (OP) in the First Army sector. Source: IWM photo WO316/25.

Balloon view of the bombardment of Roclincourt, 23 September 1915. Source: IWM photo Q42236.

Bombardment of the Schwaben Redoubt, July 1916. Source: IWM photo Q8.

Shell-torn barbed wire, near Mametz, July 1916. Source: IWM photo Q832.

Captured German trenches, Somme sector, July 1916. Source: IWM photo Q93.

German positions near Guillemont, September 1916. Source: IWM photo Q1165.

German barbed wire, near Beaumont Hamel, October 1916. Source: IWM photo Q1547.

German barbed wire, near St Pierre Divion, November 1916. Source: IWM photo Q4573.


Chapter 4

The Bombardment of Messines: Dammstrasse 28 O 3. Source: WO316/44.

The Bombardment of Messines: Destructive shoots on hostile batteries. Source: WO316/44.

The Bombardment of Messines: hotographs of barrage. Source: WO316/44.

Destroyed German concrete dugout, near Hill 60, 27 August 1917. Source: IWM photo E665.

55th Siege Battery Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, Voormezeele, 15 September 1917. Source: IWM photo E693.

54th Siege Battery Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, near Ypres, 12 September 1917. Source: IWM photo E1918.

German counterattack around Hill 70. Source: IWM photo CO1757.

Repairing worn-out 60-pounder guns, Ordnance Workshop at Lovie, 22 August 1917. Source: IWM photo Q2769.

Digging a gun emplacement, 21 August 1918. Source: IWM photo Q8238.

Barbed wire in front of the Hindenburg Line, near Bellicourt, 4 October 1918. Source: IWM photo Q9382.


Chapter 5

Destroyed German gun, near Feuchy (Arras sector), May 1917. Source: IWM photo Q5245.

German ammunition wagons destroyed by British shellfire, Mametz Wood, July 1916. Source: IWM photo Q874.

German observation post near Bazentin-le-Petit, November 1916. Source: IWM photo Q4469.

8-inch howitzer battery under fire, near Boesinghe, 17 August 1917. Source: IWM photo Q5889.

Abandoned German howitzers. Source: IWM photo Q58419.


Chapter 6

Aerial photo of a barrage, location and date unknown. Source: IWM photo Q27221.

Dump of empty shell cases, Fricourt, September 1916. Source: IWM photo Q1471.

Forward observers in Cuthbert Crater, NE of Arras, April 1917. Source: IWM photo Q5095.

RGA telephonists in a captured German dugout, near Langemarck, 21 August 1917. Source: IWM photo Q2750.

Signalers using flash lamp, near Bouzincourt, 10 July 1916. Source: IWM photo Q149.

Artillery officer issuing orders based on aerial observation, near Montauban, July 1916. Source: IWM photo Q4036.

New Zealand artillerymen loading limbers with ammunition, near Albert, September 1916. Source: IWM photo Q1249.

60-pounder firing a barrage, near Moeuvres, dawn of 27 September 1918. Source: IWM photo Q9333.

Barrage Planning Diagram. Source: WO95/865.

Smoke screen, near Peronne, 5 September 1918. Source: IWM photo E3191.

14th Battery Royal Australian Field Artillery, near Ypres, 1917. Source: IWM photo E920.

Creeping barrage, near Meteren, 18 August 1918. Source: IWM photo Q6990.

Australian infantry attacking behind a creeping barrage, 18 September 1918. Source: IWM photo E3259.


Chapter 7

Night scene, Thiepval, 7 August 1916. Source: IWM photo Q1136.

Range Card for Defence. Source: WO158/1218.

RGA sergeant copying down instructions for SOS lines, Monchy-le-Preux, 18 March 1918. Source: IWM photo Q10895.

 

"The Infantry cannot do with a gun less": The Place of the Artillery
in the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918