Trench warfare on the Western Front during World War I. Cambrai, France, Cambrai 1917.

Trench warfare on the western front during World War I

Trench warfare is one of the iconic symbols of World War I. This photograph shows British troops carrying boards over a support line trench at night during fighting on the western front. Cambrai, France, January 12, 1917.


  • Imperial War Museum - Photograph Archive
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