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Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Miscellaneous - Repulse of a German gas attack Southeast of Arras

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Original Caption: Repulse of a German gas attack Southeast of Arras. Photograph shows the attack on the outskirts of Arras, a village which has changed hands several times, and the last effort of the Germans to take and hold this place was under cover of a gas cloud after the usually heavy bombardment. Fierce hand to hand fighting took place each man fighting to pull away a German's gas mask.

Date Taken: 7/7/1917

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood
Chemical Warfare Service - Drills - Miscellaneous

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1917 - 1918
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