British soldiers fire at German positions before the Battle of Somme in France during World War I
France Date:1916 Duration:4 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
British Army at the Battle of Somme in France during World War 1. A 6 inch Howitzer fired at German first line in Mametz, France. Explosions occur and smoke rises. A Canadian 60 pounder fired at German positions. Soldiers fire the 60 pounder from behind sand bag mounds. Shrapnels burst over German trenches. Infantry and cavalry units of London Scottish and East Yorkshire march forward for the battle area. A Priest conducts a prayer service as soldiers stand around him in a circle before the Battle of Somme.
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