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On July 2 and 3 the battered survivors of the First Corps held positions on East Cemetery Hill and Cemetery Ridge where they helped fend off Lee's veterans in dramatic fighting. This is the position of the 150th PA just south of the Copse of Trees.

On July 2 and 3 the battered survivors of the First Corps held positions on East Cemetery Hill and Cemetery Ridge where they helped fend off Lee's veterans in dramatic fighting. This is the position of the 150th PA just south of the Copse of Trees.

Unloading ammunition at battery position behind Arrow Head Copse, near Guillemont. http://twitter.com/Somme01071916/status/501272290068561920/photo/1

Unloading ammunition at battery position behind Arrow Head Copse, near Guillemont. http://twitter.com/Somme01071916/status/501272290068561920/photo/1

The remains of a German 5.9 inch howitzer in the Copse at Pozieres, in France, in October 1916. This position was taken by the 3rd and 11th Battalions in the fighting three months previously.

The remains of a German 5.9 inch howitzer in the Copse at Pozieres, in France, in October 1916. This position was taken by the 3rd and 11th Battalions in the fighting three months previously.

4th Gordons clearing the crest of Greenland Hill and "Windmill Copse." Sketch by Fred A Farrell, September 1918, shows the final attack on these historic strongholds, where the 51st Division had already lost so many men. The capture of Greenland Hill was significant, as it might be described as the position on which the great final move forward to the Canal du Nord pivoted.  http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/memoir/docs/51st/images/plate43.jpg

4th Gordons clearing the crest of Greenland Hill and "Windmill Copse." Sketch by Fred A Farrell, September 1918, shows the final attack on these historic strongholds, where the 51st Division had already lost so many men. The capture of Greenland Hill was significant, as it might be described as the position on which the great final move forward to the Canal du Nord pivoted. http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/memoir/docs/51st/images/plate43.jpg

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Opened late 4/1917, used until 10/1918, in German hands from 3/1918 till 26/8, when Canadian Corps recaptured Wancourt. At the Armistice it contained 410 graves, greatly increased in the following years when graves were brought in from small cemeteries + isolated positions on the battlefields south-east of Arras (The view is to Tank Cemetery which is the copse in the right middle distance just below the horizon)

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Opened late 4/1917, used until 10/1918, in German hands from 3/1918 till 26/8, when Canadian Corps recaptured Wancourt. At the Armistice it contained 410 graves, greatly increased in the following years when graves were brought in from small cemeteries + isolated positions on the battlefields south-east of Arras (The view is to Tank Cemetery which is the copse in the right middle distance just below the horizon)

Ronnie Peterson (JPS Lotus-Ford 72D) going through Copse corner first after he started from pole position at Silverstone, 1973 British Grand Prix

Ronnie Peterson (JPS Lotus-Ford 72D) going through Copse corner first after he started from pole position at Silverstone, 1973 British Grand Prix

Garrigill Road, Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria £420 Tynehead House is a traditional stone property in the most picturesque position in the heart of the North Pennines. Sitting in an elevated position above the River South Tyne, the property has breath taking views over open countryside and a high degree of privacy. Surrounding the house are unspoilt natural gardens which run down through a copse to the burn below.

Garrigill Road, Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria £420 Tynehead House is a traditional stone property in the most picturesque position in the heart of the North Pennines. Sitting in an elevated position above the River South Tyne, the property has breath taking views over open countryside and a high degree of privacy. Surrounding the house are unspoilt natural gardens which run down through a copse to the burn below.

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