Somme battlefield in 1917, aerial photograph

Somme battlefield in 1917, aerial photograph

C038/4871 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Somme battlefield in 1917. Aerial photograph of a section of the Somme battlefields during the First World War, with French troops moving through trenches and shell craters into an area previously held by the German Army. A number of battles took place in the Somme area during the First World War. This photograph dates from 19 January 1917. Battles in this area during this period, with the British and French fighting the Germans, include the Operations on the Ancre that took place from January to March 1917. Distributed by the Central News Photo Service, this photograph was produced by a French aviator from a height of 180 metres.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 19 january 1917, 1900s, 1910s, 1917, 1st world war, 20th century, aerial photograph, aerial photography, battlefield, bird's eye view, black-and-white, central news photo service, cratered, craters, devastated, devastation, europe, european, fighting, first world war, france, french army, from above, front lines, german army, historical, history, landscape, large group, military, monochrome, operations on the ancre, people, person, shell crater, soldier, soldiers, somme, the great war, warfare, wartime, world war 1, world war i, world war one, ww1, wwi

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.