From our 'War Picture of the Week' Archive
Canadian soldier enjoying blackberries he just gathered in Bourlon Wood. Picture made in October 1918.
The taking of Bourlon Wood (Northern France) on September 27, 1918, forged an essential link in the march toward the end of war. A German soldier, fighting near Bourlon Wood, wrote in his diary: "on this day we buried all our hopes for victory."
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