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August Offensive 6

The Film

Year
1918

Running Time
03 min 06 s

Producer
Canadian War Records Office, Ministry of Information

Shots taken a short time after the fighting. The soldiers are busy rebuilding a bridge. German prisoners help transport the wounded. Soldiers and prisoners eat, smoke and relax together. Other soldiers dig a trench and lay telephone cable.


Images

Canadian Soldiers, Frenchmen and German POWs Injured Soldiers on the Frontline Germans Captured by the Canadians on Their Way to Arras Prison Cage A Trench on the Canadian Front Showing “Funk-holes”, May 1917

Other Materials

Diary by Ivan Clark Maharg, Aug. 26-Sept. 4, 1918

Monchy-le-Preux


Teaching Materials

Behind the Lines

The Battles: In the Trenches