The sniper finds his mark! 1915 (c).

The sniper finds his mark! Stretcher-bearers remove a wounded officer hit by an unlucky bullet’, 1915 (c). Although most casualties on the Western Front were caused by artillery and machine-gun fire, snipers took a constant toll on front line units. Showing oneself above a front-line trench or moving carelessly through exposed communication trenches was to invite the attention of enemy snipers who were always on the look out for targets. From a collection of one hundred and one stereoscopic photographs in box one of two entitled ‘The Great War’ including the official series.With stereoscopic viewer.Associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Stereographs consist of two identical photographs paired in such a way that when seen through a special viewing instrument, a stereoscope, they appear as a three-dimensional images. By 1899 the photographs were mounted on thick card that was given a slight curvature to increase the illusion of depth.