Shot of British Howitzer being armed and fired. LS of explosion, including view of mushroom-like cloud of smoke from explosion. MS of line of soldiers passing down shells. MS of General Douglas Haig and other high ranking officers posing formally for camera. LS of huge explosion over ridge, blowing up dirt. Various shots of ruins and devastation, church, small village, locomotive, battlefield, few soldiers advancing visible in foreground, shattered trees, remains of various buildings. HAMS of soldier in trench speaking on field telephone. MS of officer speaking in megaphone, battlefield in background. PAN over trenches, soldiers at work digging new trench.