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  • Lochnagar Crater, Rte de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle, France

Lochnagar Crater

On 1 July 1916 at 7:28 a.m explosives under German lines were set off by the British leaving a 30 meter deep and 100 meter wide hole on the ground. The charge was only a part of another 19 mines that were dug under the German lines and assist the infantry advance at the start of the battle.

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Lochnagar Crater, Rte de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle, France