German Officers of 180th Infantry Regiment, Thiepval, Somme

German Officers of 180th Infantry Regiment, Thiepval, Somme

This picture shows a group of German officers from the 180th Infantry Regiment in a trench at Thiepval on the Somme.

Many thanks to Pen & Sword for providing us with these pictures, which come from Richard van Emden's The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldier's own Words and Photographs

The Somme - The Epic Battle in the Soldier's own Words and Photograph, Richard van Emden. Covers the entire period that the British army spent on the original Somme front, from its arrival late in 1915, through the battle of the Somme and up to the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line. Mainly uses the writings and private photos taken by British soldiers, but also includes some material from the German side [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (17 August 2016), German Officers of 180th Infantry Regiment, Thiepval, Somme , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_german_officers_180th_IR.html

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