A large scale exhibition is currently on at the Guildhall in the City of London remembering the battlefields of WW1 in France, and the contribution made by the “doughboys” to the European war.
Doughboy was an informal term for a member of the United States Army or Marine Corps, especially used to refer to members of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.
The large photographic exhibition shows the French battlefields which, 100 years ago, were places of death and horror, now revealed by the photographer as landscapes of great beauty and tranquility.
The exhibition is the latest in an series of centenary photographic exhibitions, created by Michael St Maur Sheil, to document the battlefields of the First World War as they are today.
Each of the large display boards is also edged with stories about the Americans who came to Europe to fight on our behalf.
The display is in the Guildhall Yard [map] and will be there until next Sunday (23rd April).