The Wearing-out Battle: Origins; 'A Victory for Me'; The 'Difficult Allies'; 'All the War to Pozieres'; The Wearing-out Battle: Continued; 'Kings in Old Poems'; 'A Bloody Holocaust'; 'Minor Offensive' or Raid?; A Powerful Accession of Strength; 'Through... Hell Itself'; 'Conceited Colonials'; Counter-attack; 'Mucky Farm'; The Wedge Blows; Other Casualties; The Wearing-out Battle: Afterwards
List of Maps:
The Somme, 1916; Fromelles area, showing British and Australian objectives before 5th Division attack; Fromelles battlefield, 9 p.m. on 19 July 1916; Trench lines at Pozieres before the 1st Division attack; Trench lines at Pozieres after the 1st Division attack; Australian lines after 2nd Division attack on the night of 28/29 July 1916 and Australian lines after 2nd Division attack on the night of 4/5 August 1916; The Pozieres-Mouquet Farm position, showing salient at its most advanced stage and result of attacks on Mouquet Farm, Aug/Sept 1916.
List of Illustrations:
Somme battlefield, from Pozieres-Thiepval ridge.; Australian troops of the 24th Battalion marching past W.M. Hughes.; Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig and General Sir Henry Rawlinson.; The King and Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig.; Fromelles battlefield, showing No-Man's Land.; Part of the German front lines at Fromelles.; Germans reoccupying their second front line at Fromelles.; Bombardment of German trenches at the battle of Fromelles.; A barn in Pozieres before the Somme battle.; The 12th Battalion on the way to the Somme.; The tower of Albert Cathedral and 'Fanny Durack'.; Pozieres, before the war; Main street of Pozieres before the war and on 28 August 1916; The church at Pozieres before the war and on 28 August 1916; An Australian Field Artillery ammunition limer near Becourt; Australian gunners loading a 9.45 inch trench mortar in the chalk pit.; A section of OG7 trench line.; A carrying party of the 7th Brigade passing Gibraltar.; Stretcher bearers of the 2nd Division.; The crossroads leading to Casualty Corner.; Brigadier-General Gellibrand and his staff at breakfast.; British artillery officers in Carnoy Valley.; The Chalk Pit.; General Birdwood with troops of the 1st Division.; Troops from the 6th and 2nd Brigades at Pozieres.; Australian troops returning from the line.; Australian wounded in a trench during the battle for Pozieres Ridge.; Mouquet Farm, before the war and after the Canadian and British assaults.; German shells bursting near the Windmill.; A British shell bursting on the OG lines near the Windmill.; German shells bursting on the Australian lines.; Centre Way trench system.; A 6 inch 26 cwt howitzer in the mud near Pozieres.; Unveiling of the memorial to the 1st Australian Division.
Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916.
World War 1 -- Battle of the Somme, 1916
Pozieres (France) -- History -- Bombardment, 1916
|Title||Pozieres 1916 - Australians on the Somme|
|Published Place||Great Britain|
|Library of Congress Control Number||86162597|