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Tommies have the situation explained to them after crossing the Somme

Tommies have the situation explained to them after crossing the Somme

Officers showing a map to their men, the Somme, France, during World War I. This photograph appears to have been posed. Two officers are sitting down in the ruins of a burnt building. They are ostensibly pointing out the map to a group of soldiers gathered around them. In fact, the soldiers are paying no attention to the map and one is grinning at the camera. Communication between officers and …