1918: Spring Offensive and Advance to Victory

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18 Pounder in action at Le Quesnoy

18 Pounder in action at Le Quesnoy

Marching through Le Quesnoy, 1918

Marching through Le Quesnoy, 1918

Flying the NZ flag at Le Quesnoy

Flying the NZ flag at Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy commemoration, 2000

Le Quesnoy commemoration, 2000

Le Quesnoy memorial

Le Quesnoy memorial

New Zealand troops on parade in Le Quesnoy

New Zealand troops on parade in Le Quesnoy

Officers entering Le Quesnoy, 1918

Officers entering Le Quesnoy, 1918

Le Quesnoy post-attack, 1918

Le Quesnoy post-attack, 1918

New Zealand gunners near Le Quesnoy, 1918

New Zealand gunners near Le Quesnoy, 1918

Firing shell during the Battle of the Somme

Firing shell during the Battle of the Somme

Calling gunners into action on the Western Front

Calling gunners into action on the Western Front

Observation post on Western Front

Observation post on Western Front

Tanks and horses on the Western Front

Tanks and horses on the Western Front

Firing a trench mortar

Firing a trench mortar

Bombarding the German lines, April 1918

Bombarding the German lines, April 1918

Captured German machine gun position, Grevillers, France

Captured German machine gun position, Grevillers, France

In the trenches on the Western Front

In the trenches on the Western Front

Māori pioneers on the Western Front

Māori pioneers on the Western Front

Henry Nicholas VC

Henry Nicholas VC

Funeral of Henry Nicholas

Funeral of Henry Nicholas

Early morning shave

Early morning shave

Auckland Regimental pipe band in France, 1918

Auckland Regimental pipe band in France, 1918

Anzac cyclists

Anzac cyclists

Tunnellers mining a road near Arras, 1918

Tunnellers mining a road near Arras, 1918

New Zealand Tunnelling Company, 1918

New Zealand Tunnelling Company, 1918

New Zealand Tunnellers' mascot, Snowy the cat

New Zealand Tunnellers' mascot, Snowy the cat

First World War casualties by month

First World War casualties by month

First World War sniper rifle

First World War sniper rifle

Inspecting gas masks in 1918

Inspecting gas masks in 1918

Painting of Richard Travis VC

Painting of Richard Travis VC

Painting of Samuel Forsyth VC

Painting of Samuel Forsyth VC

Reginald Judson VC

Reginald Judson VC

Painting of John Grant VC

Painting of John Grant VC

Painting of James Crichton VC

Painting of James Crichton VC

German 1918 spring offensives map

German 1918 spring offensives map

Battle of Bapaume map

Battle of Bapaume map

Advance to victory 1918 map

Advance to victory 1918 map

Armistice and occupation of Germany map

Armistice and occupation of Germany map

New Zealand Engineers building bridge, 1918

New Zealand Engineers building bridge, 1918

New Zealand Machine Gunners at Colincamps, 1918

New Zealand Machine Gunners at Colincamps, 1918

New Zealand cooks prepare a meal for troops

New Zealand cooks prepare a meal for troops

Leslie Averill remembers the Le Quesnoy attack

Leslie Averill remembers the Le Quesnoy attack

Herbert Vivian Edmondson

Herbert Vivian Edmondson

William Farquharson Bey

William Farquharson Bey