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Going to the Front - Claudius Corneloup - We were there

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Canadian Soldiers Ready to Attack, Carrying Picks and Shovels to Dig Holes for Themselves, September 1916
This picture shows the heavy load the soldiers had to carry and suggests that, in a static war, the best protection from enemy fire was still a hole in the ground.

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