WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 25 – Devil’s Wood

Delville Wood was the second objective for the attack of the 9thDivision (part of the XIII Corps) during the Somme Offensive. The attack began at dawn on 14 July 1916 but was not secured until 3 September 1916 (during what is know at the Battle of Guillemote). “The wood consisted of a thick tangle of … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 25 – Devil’s Wood