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2 July, 2016

19240 Shrouds of the Somme

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28 Comments

  • Tim

    A sombre image but a striking and important one. Lest we forget.

    2 July, 2016 at 11:10 pm Reply
  • Louise (Little Hearts, Big Love)

    What a thought-provoking and moving photo. Things like this really bring home the sheer scale of the loss during WW1 – the numbers are hard to imagine and then you see something like this and it makes you realise just how many men were killed.

    2 July, 2016 at 11:12 pm Reply
  • Coombe Mill - Fiona

    A horrid image but one we all will do well to take in

    2 July, 2016 at 11:16 pm Reply
  • Tracey @ mummyshire

    Seeing that must’ve been so very emotional, a chilling sight but one which hopefully reminds us of the horrors of war and the need for peace

    2 July, 2016 at 11:40 pm Reply
  • Victoria Visits

    I have seen and heard lots about this today. You have captured the display perfectly x #MySundayPhoto

    2 July, 2016 at 11:52 pm Reply
  • sherry MacKay

    oh that is quite frightening. i didn’t realise they were wrapped up people. how moving and thought provoking. such a sad event in the world’s history.

    3 July, 2016 at 1:32 am Reply
  • John Adams

    Oh wow, that is a very poignant and striking series of images. I was listening to a radio documentary yesterday. Apparently 14,000 lives were lost in just 10 minutes. #MySUndayPhoto

    3 July, 2016 at 5:58 am Reply
  • Sarah MumofThree World

    What an incredibly moving photo. It’s great how much work has gone into helping us remember the Somme. It doesn’t bear thinking about what those soldiers and families went through.

    3 July, 2016 at 6:08 am Reply
  • Toni @ Gym Bunny Mummy

    Wow, this really brings it home. So many lives, it’s difficult to comprehend. This is an image we all need to see x #MySundayPhoto

    3 July, 2016 at 6:34 am Reply
  • Sarah - Mum & Mor

    Not the most pleasant of images to see, but it’s one that certainly tells a story. Good shot. #MySundayPhoto

    3 July, 2016 at 6:34 am Reply
  • Cathy Glynn

    Such striking photos x

    3 July, 2016 at 6:54 am Reply
  • ShireDad

    A scene that requires no comment, really. Thanks for sharing it.

    3 July, 2016 at 7:00 am Reply
  • You Baby Me Mummy

    Wow such sad images, but so important to remember x

    3 July, 2016 at 7:16 am Reply
  • Photalife

    Wow what a powerful image. It’s so difficult to grasp just how many people died.

    Thank you for linking up

    3 July, 2016 at 7:19 am Reply
  • Notmyyearoff

    Gosh what an impact. I was reading about some of this and some of the soldiers were only 12 years old. How frightening that must have been for them. I hope something like that never happens again.

    3 July, 2016 at 7:29 am Reply
  • Hayley - Downs Side Up

    Such a very powerful image that is almost impossible to comprehend. A very beautiful way to keep the new generations aware of the horrors of war.

    3 July, 2016 at 8:05 am Reply
  • Catherine's Cultural Wednesdays

    Powerful images. Like the Tower of London poppies but more graphic.
    #MySundayPhoto

    3 July, 2016 at 8:30 am Reply
  • John (@dadyougeek)

    a Great thought provoking photo!!

    3 July, 2016 at 9:42 am Reply
  • Bear and Cardigan

    What a thought provoking image. Each one is a tragedy and there were so many. Lest we forget. #MySundayPhoto

    3 July, 2016 at 11:01 am Reply
  • Kim Carberry

    Oh gosh! What a moving, thought provoking image….So sad x

    3 July, 2016 at 11:24 am Reply
  • Jenni - Odd Socks and Lollipops

    These are some powerful images. I have seen a video which sweeps across is and it’s so moving to see.

    3 July, 2016 at 1:21 pm Reply
  • Sara | mumturnedmom

    What incredibly powerful images, very sobering and poignant.

    3 July, 2016 at 2:40 pm Reply
  • Jane - Our Little Escapades

    What an impact. We must never forget. I’m sure they said on the news that was just the amount of people lost on the first day :0( #MySundayPhoto

    3 July, 2016 at 5:32 pm Reply
  • Sarah Christie

    OMG what a heart breaking vision, but very important message x

    3 July, 2016 at 7:06 pm Reply
  • Merlinda Little (Glimmer of Hope)

    Scary and poignant at the same time. #mysundayphoto

    4 July, 2016 at 3:38 pm Reply
  • Mary @ Over 40 and a Mum to One

    Wow, so poignant, so may young men lost #MySundayPhoto

    4 July, 2016 at 5:27 pm Reply
  • BloggerMummyLauren

    Such a powerful moving display, so many young men lost. It really is chilling. You’ve captured it so well #MySundayPhoto

    5 July, 2016 at 9:13 pm Reply
  • Emma T

    Such a moving image. It’s unreal to think of the numbers who died.

    5 July, 2016 at 10:22 pm Reply
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