Source: IWM photo Q4469.

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 observation post near Bazentin-le-Petit, November 1916. Part of the counter-battery effort was shelling German observation posts. While casualties would be few, the German artillery would be disrupted. Depending on the sector of the front, observation posts would be in trees, in buildings (often reinforced with concrete), or simply on high ground. Source: IWM photo Q4469.