Pages tagged with: western front

Shellfire blighted everything it touched.
Aerial reconnaissance photo of the battlefield near Bailleul, northern France on 11 August 1918.
In 1918, a series of major German and Allied offensives broke the stalemate of trench warfare on the Western Front, resulting in the collapse of the German Army and the end of the war within the year. New Zealand units played an important part in the Allies' final push for victory.
Map showing the 1905 Schlieffen Plan and actual German advances of 1914
Map showing area evacuated by Germany after 1918 Armistice and German zones occupied by Allies
Map showing advance of the Third Army, including the New Zealand Division, between September and November 1918
Map showing the New Zealand Division's progress during the Battle of Bapaume, August-September 1918
Map showing the limits of German advances during the spring offensives of 1918
Map showing progression of front line on Western Front following Battles of Broodseinde and Passchendaele, 1917
Map showing positions of mines, objectives and troop movements in Messines Sector, June 1917
Map showing objectives and movements of British forces in the Somme battles of September-October 1916
Map showing the Armentières sector of the Western Front in 1916
Map showing the Western Front and major battles along it in 1916-17
Photograph of Major-General Andrew Hamilton Russell at New Zealand Divisional Headquarters, Bus-les-Artois, France, on 21 May 1918
Find the location of the the 428 cemeteries in Western Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland which include graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force who died during the First World War.
Officers and non-commissioned officers of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force Infantry.
Grave of Sapper Tobin – New Zealand’s first death on the Western Front
New Zealand machine gun post on the Somme in 1918
New Zealand soldiers inspect their gas masks during the First World War
New Zealand troops and the tank 'Jumping Jennie' in a trench at Gommecourt Wood, France during the First World war