Voices of the First World War: Gas Attack At Ypres
But I could hardly believe my eyes when I looked along the bank. The bank was absolutely covered with bodies of gassed men. Must have been over a thousand of them…On 22 April 1915, German forces launched a renewed offensive against the Ypres Salient. Their attack featured a weapon that had not been used before on the Western Front – poison gas. Archibald James, an observer in the Royal Flying Corps, saw it being used for the first time.
045679:Herring Boat North Shields c.1898
Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : Photograph of a herring boat in full sail leaving the Tyne at North Shields taken in c.1898. North Shields and the docks can be seen in the background.Fishing Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 045679
North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more
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North Sea Fisheries, North Shields (1901)
This film is part of the Mitchell and Kenyon collection - an amazing visual record of everyday life in Britain at the beginning of the twentieth century. To ...
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