Source: IWM photo Q8238.

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

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  • Digging a gun emplacement, 21 August 1918. Even with the growing Allied superiorities in artillery and in the air that were apparent by mid-1918, it was still important to dig in. Camouflage was also important: the gun immediately behind the men, and the shells to the right rear, are under netting. Source: IWM photo Q8238.