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The Prince of Wales, France, spring 1915. <br />
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A remarkable album of photographs taken by the future King Edward VIII during a 'sight seeing' tour of the Western Front 99 years ago has come to light.<br />
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Edward, Prince of Wales, took his own camera with him on his morale-boosting visit to the front-line in France in 1915.<br />
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The young Royal took scores of snaps which included a gang of captured German soldiers, shell holes, bomb damaged buildings and British troops practising throwing hand grenades.<br />
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He also snapped numerous Army officers he met on the visit and posed for several photos as well.