Asleep within 100 yards of Thiepval

Asleep within 100 yards of Thiepval

Soldiers are standing in a very deep, narrow trench, the walls of which are entirely lined with sandbags. At the far end of the trench a line of soldiers are squashed up looking over each others' shoulders at the soldier asleep. The sleeping soldier is lying on a narrow ledge in an uncomfortable position but looks so relaxed and deeply asleep. His rifle is lying to hand and he is still fully equip…

Within 100 yards of Thiepval Village
Scene in a front line trench
Alert outpost watching for enemy movements
All is quiet on our front