• American Ambulance Service with the French Army

    Image of the American Ambulance Service, as well as a group of soldiers.

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  • Dead German in Erdorf, Germany

    GRAPHIC IMAGE. A graphic photograph of a German shot in the head. The image was taken near Bitburg-Erdof, Germany which was heavily bombed on December 24, 1944 and was subsequently designated as a "de…

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  • Letter describing company's casualty rate

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two-page handwritten letter by Christopher Ammons to his family describing the casualties his company sustained while on their most recent search-and-destroy mission from Dong Tam Base Camp.

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  • Letter announcing his promotion to sergeant

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Four-page letter handwritten letter by Christopher Ammons to his family that announces his promotion to sergeant. He describes his fourth visit to Song Be for another seven-day search-and-destroy miss…

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  • Wounded from the 27th Infantry Division

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Wounded from the 27th Division, United States Army, being carried to the rear by the aid of German prisoners taken during the drive at Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, October 17, 1918. See "Catalogue of Official…

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  • "A horror picture of the war"

    Graphic photograph showing most of a human skull, with skin and hair attached, sitting on a mound of earth. The photograph has a handwritten caption, "A horror picture of the war."

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  • Report of Confederate killed, wounded, missing and escaped at Fort Donelson with published clipping

    Confederate States of America -- War Dept

    Report of the Confederate soldiers from Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, and Virginia killed, wounded, missing, or escaped from Fort Donelson. Shows a total of 15,246 engage…

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  • Boche soldiers

    Several decomposing bodies of slain German soldiers are pictured strewn across a battlefield in the Roye (Oise) region of France.

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  • Remains of a Boche

    Pictured skeleton of the enemy on the ground surrounded by debris, fully clothed.

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  • Letter discussing losses in his unit from a Viet-Cong mine

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Letter from Christopher Ammons tells about having seven men killed, including their company commander, and one wounded in a Claymore attack during a patrol. "They killed Capt. Tellers, a Capt. From in…

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  • Dead German in Erdorf, Germany

    GRAPHIC IMAGE. A graphic photograph of a German shot in the head. The image was taken near Bitburg-Erdof, Germany which was heavily bombed on December 24, 1944 and was subsequently designated as a "de…

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  • Letter describing Viet-Cong sniper attack

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Seven-page letter written by Christopher Ammons recounting a sniper attack on his company the previous day that claimed the lives of four soldiers. While on patrol 6,000 meters southwest of Saigon, Am…

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  • The drummer boy of Shiloh

    Slinglandt, Jacob

    Cover depicts fallen drummer boy surrounded by mourning comrades and other casualties as the Battle of Shiloh rages. Cover image has only sepia tint.

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  • Ammons first letter after being assigned to his combat platoon

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Three-page handwritten letter from Ammons at Lai Khe Base Camp to his family describing his assignment to the 3rd Platoon as a Rifleman. He will be carrying the M79 grenade launcher, two Claymore mine…

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  • Ammons detailing company losses as he returns from C.I.C. training

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Three-page handwritten letter from Ammons to his family. He describes returning to his company's Lai Khe Base Camp from Close Infantry Combat (C.I.C) training to find the company had two men killed an…

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  • Wounded and attendants at a first-aid dressing station

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Unidentified members of the American Expeditionary Force transporting a wounded comrade on the field.

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  • German POWs

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Pictured are German military personnel who are prisoners of war following the American drive on the Hindenburg Line. These German POW's are walking along while carrying stretchers containing their wou…

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  • Wounded soldiers on route to hospital

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Members of the 137th Ambulance Co. transport wounded soldiers to the hospital at Camp de Galbert. One mule pulls three carts that are attached to one another in single file.

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