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WW1 - Trench map from a soldiers war diary showing the Somme Battlefield with

WW1 - Trench map from a soldiers war diary showing the Somme Battlefield with information gleaned from captured German Prisoners. The Regina Trench (Staufen Riegel), Stuff Redoubt (Staufenfeste) and Lucky Way are both shown. Date: circa 1916

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Battlefield Chart Diary Fortifications Fronts Geography Information Layout Lines Lucky Marked Markings Plan Redoubt Regina Somme Stuff Thiepval Trench Trenches Riegel Sars


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This evocative WWI trench map, extracted from a soldier's war diary, offers a fascinating glimpse into the complex geography of the Somme Battlefield during the Great War. Dated circa 1916, the map meticulously charts the intricate layout of the opposing lines and fortifications along the Western Front. The map's focus is on the area around the Regina Trench (Staufen Riegel) and the Stuff Redoubt (Staufenfeste), both prominent features of the German defenses. The Regina Trench, marked with a thick red line, snakes its way across the landscape, while the Stuff Redoubt, denoted by a solid red star, looms ominously in the upper right corner. Of particular interest are the markings and annotations scribbled on the map, likely gleaned from captured German prisoners or intelligence reports. These insights provide valuable context to the map, revealing the strategic importance of specific locations and the ever-shifting nature of the battlefield. The map also includes other notable landmarks, such as the village of Le Sars and the formidable Thiepval Wood, which played significant roles in the fierce fighting that took place in this sector of the Western Front. The Lucky Way, a narrow path leading to the British lines, is also marked, underscoring the importance of even the smallest of tactical advantages in the brutal and unforgiving landscape of the Somme Battlefield. This intricately detailed trench map serves as a poignant reminder of the complex and often deadly dance of war, as soldiers on both sides navigated the labyrinthine trenches and fortifications that defined the Western Front during World War I.

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