British Soldiers stand near a bunker and fire 6 inch howitzer during the Battle of the Ancre in World War I
France Date:1916, November Duration:2 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
British 5th Army artillerymen firing 6 inch howitzer during the Battle of the Ancre in World War 1. Soldiers stand near a bunker in the field. They load and fire the howitzer. Smoke arises due to the firing. A forward observation officer watches through binoculars to give range corrections to the gunners.. A soldier speaks on loudspeaker. Shells on the field. Sleighs are brought to the front to carry the wounded through the mud to the rear. Troops seen pulling carts loaded with ammunition and supplies up to the gun batteries.
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