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Next in his photographs of the #HundredDays Rider-Rider shows us images of a destroyed cemetery in France. LAC MIKAN 3397394 ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‡๐ŸผSee more below
The images are labelled as "desecrated graves," which indicates (to me) the Cdn War Records Office pointing out how depraved the Germans must be. However, the signs seem to read that the cemetery was destroyed by English artillery fire.
Photographs are by William Rider-Rider, August 1918, LAC MIKAN 3403952-4 & 3403961.
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After I finish up this year tweeting out the #HundredDays, I hope everyone is ready for a steady stream of #WW2 photography - too amazing not to share & (more importantly) explore together.
Photograph turns 74 tomorrow! "War correspondent James Cassidy standing at the entrance to Falaise, France", 18 August 1944. By Ken Bell, LAC MIKAN 3224833 #warphotos
(Sidenote: if you've hung out in France, and drank Calvados with friends, images like this will be special to you, like they are to me. And if you haven't yet, you will, and it'll be wonderful).
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Aug 8 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of #Amiens. This battle ushered in the #HundredDays offensive and saw some of the most decisive victories of the war #thread ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ
Photograph is: "Scene at Field Ambulance Dressing Station," by William Rider-Rider, August, 1918. LAC MIKAN 3397054 #Amiens100
The Hundred Days also saw the culmination of William Rider-Riderโ€™s career as Canadaโ€™s third and final official photographer. (seen here in: [Portrait of William Rider-Rider, ca. 1917, unattributed, @I_W_M ยฉ Q 113992).
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