"We Are Making a New World" was painted by Paul Nash in The setting in this painting is Inverness Copse, which was the scene of German resistance during the British offensive in the summer of Paul Nash was commissioned as an official war artist.
Passchendaele blog from the trenches: https://justinfoxafrica.wordpress.com/category/blog/ Caption: Grandpa Bertie (second from the right) seated with other officers behind the lines. I have just seen this photo for the first time – the only one of Grandpa in the war – and am still trying to process it.
July 1916 - The Somme: Mametz Wood Falls, British Casualties Since July 2 Total Pictured - The Welsh at Mametz Wood by Christopher Williams. Mametz Wood, a heavily fortified copse of trees, was a priority for the British advance on.