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Part of the Panorama of Fantastic Contrasts in the Battle of Arras, April 1917. Courtesy Ballarat Heritage Services Picture Collection

The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during World War One. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, South African, New Zealand, Newfoundland, and Australian troops attacked German defences near the French city of Arras on the Western Front. There were major gains on the first day, followed by stalemate. [1]

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Poppy collected at Arras in 1916 -

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Battle Fields