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The Bayonet Attack

Raemaekers, Louis, 1917, Chromolithograph
The Bayonet Attack
The Bayonet Attack
The Bayonet Attack
Category
Library Item
Item no
32916
Title
The Bayonet Attack
Description
"Cartoon heralding the victorious advance of the French armies, both on the Verdun and the Somme front, in the first week of November 1916. While General Nivelle's artillery 'preparation' of 24 October, followed by the assault of four French divisions, threw the Germans out of Fort Vaux 1 November, General Micheler's army on the Somme stormed the villages of Ablaincourt and Pressoir 7 November, 'Bretons and Parisians, under the command of Generals Anthoine and Maistre, fighting shoulder to shoulder along a front of two and a half miles."
Artist / maker
Date
1917
Size
31.5 x 27.2 cm
Location
Art and Design Library
Copyright
Louis Raemaekaers' drawings are reproduced by kind permission of the Louis Raemaekers Foundation.