Source: IWM photo CO1757.

From "The infantry cannot do with a gun less": the place of the artillery in the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 by Sanders Marble

  • European: 1800-present
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  • German counterattack around Hill 70. The Canadians exploited the fact that the ground around Hill 70 was quite open. Because they only launched a limited attack, they could use intense artillery fire to inflict heavy losses on German troops counterattacking across the open ground. Source: IWM photo CO1757.