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Memorial to the First Australian Division, Pozières, France

WAR MEMORIALS / Images from The Somme


. The village was completely destroyed in World War I during what became the Battle of Pozières (23 July–7 August 1916), which was part of the Battle of the Somme. The village was subsequently rebuilt, and is now the site of several war memorials. The Australian flag flies over Pozières in recognition of the sacrifice of the ANZACs in the Battle of Pozières. Amongst the British and other Commonwealth forces who fought at Pozières, the Australians suffered over 5,000 killed, wounded or taken prisoner.

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  • Uploaded on October 1, 2013
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike
    by Stuart Smith
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-TZ40
    • Taken on 2013/09/30 12:13:46
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1300)
    • Focal Length: 7.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash