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This photo of allied tanks attacking was taken somewhere on the Western Front in August 1918.

WW1 Tanks
WW1 Tanks Going Into Action

In this WW1 photo, a group of allied tanks is advancing up a road, two of which are visible. The tanks are belching clouds of exhaust fumes. Their objective are the German lines in a nearby wood. Meanwhile, on the left you can see allied infantry advancing and a line of German prisoners of war being led back into the rear. The location of this photo is unknown.

German Prisoners
Closeup Detail from the Picture Above Showing the German Prisoners Going to the Rear of the Allied Lines