German attack on the Chemin de Dames
According to its post-war caption this picture shows elite German soldiers attack on the Chemins de Dames. The terrain certainly looks right, and we can see some troops advancing from a fairly complex trench network, with smoke from enemy shell fire dotted around. This area was fought over on several occasions, starting with the first battle of the Aisne (13-28 September 1914), and the presence of largely intact trees in this picture suggests it might come from that period.
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Rickard, J (5 January 2019), German attack on the Chemin de Dames , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_german_attack_chemin_de_dames.html