The French offensive north of Arras.
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Men knelt working in square / Soldiers receiving orders / Horses being prepared and saddled up / Battalion of troops setting off on horseback / Troops in arabic dress dismounting horses in road / Foot soldiers marching with bayonets (?) / Military trumpeters / Soldiers of the French Empire (?) along on horseback, raising swords in the air / Man along country road with two children / Smoke from explosion in distance / Troops carrying and setting down ammunition / Heavy artillery, heavy mortar, mortars being fired / Troops along on foot with supplies and weapons
Background: The French offensive north of Arras.