Anti-aircraft gun in action during the battle
Soldiers silhouetted against the sky. They are preparing to fire an anti-aircraft gun. On the right of the photograph a soldier is being handed a large shell for the gun.
The Battle of Broodseinde (October 1917) was part of a larger offensive - the third Battle of Ypres - engineered by Sir Douglas Haig to capture the Passchendaele ridge.
[Original reads: 'OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN ON THE BRTITISH WESTERN FRONT. BATTLE OF BROODSEYNDE [sic] RIDGE. Anti-aircraft gun in action during the battle. (Silhouette taken near Frezenberg).']