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Michael Thomson

Current state of Mametz Wood

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Paul Reed

This is a view of Mametz Wood taken before the attack in July 1916 by an officer of the RWF. It's from one of a collection of images of his I have.

 

 

Mametz Wood.jpg

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horrocks

That appears to be the Hammerhead taken from high up on Caterpillar Valley, if so presumably before the first attack on 7th.

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Paul Reed

It was taken at that time, yes.

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Michael Thomson

An incredibly evocative photo.Thank you for posting it.

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