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April 1917 Around Arras

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eltoro1960
John,

What sort of camera did you use for the panoramic shots, they look great.

Mick

Mick

It's a Fujifilm S1000i 10 Megapixel SLR on panorama setting and a very steady hand, fortunately my hands are in better nick that my eyes.

John

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eltoro1960

A few more pics

Browns Copse cemetery

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eltoro1960

Rouex - The site of the Chemical works and the railway station which was rebuilt right after the war.

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eltoro1960

9th Scottish Division memorial at the PDJ ridge, this gives an idea of the size of it.

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JimSmithson
Roger H said:
Has anyone got any shots of the Gavrelle area to post? I would be more than interested to see.

Roger

You might want to peruse this thread Roger

 

Thanks for the photos John.

Jim

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Roger H

Jim: Great, just what I was after thanks!

John: Great shots, thanks for sharing.

Roger

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Paul Reed

John - what were the crew up to there? A programme on Arras!!??

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eltoro1960

Hi Paul

I can't say too much :ph34r: at present I am 'one of the team', but yes a documentary on part of part of the battle, the clue is in the monument. Out in January hopefully.

John

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Paul Reed

Scotland at War? ITV? Maybe... ?

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unitedsound

Jim

#12 "trench cemetery".

Being new to the GW I've never heard that term before. Very intriguing.

Thanks for the images Jim and John.

David

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Chris Backhouse
Some great photos there - nice to see people going to these rarely visited places.

Yes. A very under-rated area. There is much to see.

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Ralphed

Meanwhile - found this I took of Cuckoo from down the valley a little - the ground over which many of the Manchester lads must have fought.post-28845-1215024965.jpg

That is a great pic.

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JimSmithson

Thanks. Nice to see this thread emerge again. Its like a trip down memory lane! Photos of a trip I made with Mo, God bless. :poppy:

Jim

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Ralphed

Had a good look at all the pages in this section. I am always intriged as to where people go and take pictures on the western front. Everyone has their own facinating reasons and sometimes just seeing a picture can fill in a blank of an area that you've visited or even more so a visit you may be planning.

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margaretdufay

Have just stumbled across this thread by accident. Do you know of the 51st Highland division war sketches by Fred A Farrell, you can see them on line and plates 23 show the 6th gordons at roeux chemical works, thought it might interest someone

mags

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JimSmithson

Seen the sketches mags but think you all the same for reminding me of them and pointing others on the Forum to them as well. There are about 6 or 7 of the Arras area in total within the collection.

Jim

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