• Army truck at base of hill on the back side of the Korean War front

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This image depicts the back side of the front. A number of bunkers are shown, and an Army truck is at the base of the hill. One of the structures may be a medic area. Partially visible are caves, rock…

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  • "Dead End" Ypres

    Warfield, Francis B

    This photograph is taken of the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal and looking southeast. Pictured are a factory chimney, the remains of the tower of "Cloth Hall," the first aid station, and Rue de Dixmude…

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  • Deadman's hill

    Debris (helmet, shoes, skulls, etc.) scattered on a hill with the limb of a tree in the distance giving the eerie feel of desolation and destruction.

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  • Main line of resistance (MLR) in the Korean War

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This is the western front of the Korean War, the MLR--main line of resistance. Minefields are marked and have fences around them. Part of a fence can be seen in this image, so this may be a minefield…

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  • First Aid Station "Dead End" Ypres

    Warfield, Francis B

    Photograph pictures a first aid station located on the Rue de dixmude at the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal. The facility's location is marked by a Red Cross flag. The area is surrounded by wartime des…

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  • Drive on the Hindenburg Line

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Germans taken prisoner by the Americans during the drive on the Hindenburg Line at Bellicourt and the Canal St. de Quentin march along a road under guard. The background of the image features building…

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  • Western front of the Korean War

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Photo taken on the western front of the Korean War in the Kumhwa region. On the hill were bunkers on the MLR (main line of resistance). Camouflage nets to inhibit the enemy's view can be seen in this…

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  • Bridge blown out by Germans

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Bridge blown out by the Germans during retreat from Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, October 17, 1918. Bois St. Pierre, in the district of Souplet and Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, France, October 17, 1918

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  • French tanks going into line

    A number of tanks headed down a road and accompanied by several soldiers on foot and one on a motorcycle. The scarred terrain appears in the background of the shot.

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  • Fencing at the Hook front delineate minefields present

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This is on the western front next to the Hook, Brock's last station. There is fencing in the foreground, and there were minefields along the sides of the roads at this location. Brock's girlfriend, wh…

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  • Mine crater

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Huge crater caused by the explosion of mine planted and exploded by the Germans in their retreat before the American troops.

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  • Camouflage netting draping the western front of Korea

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Location on the western front of the Korean War in the Kumhwa region. There is camouflage netting over this whole road to conceal the soldiers and keep them from getting shot at by the enemy. The main…

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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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  • Supply route to western front at the Hook

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This is a photo of the back of a hill that is located on the western front near the Hook. A supply route road up to the front can be seen. A vehicle and big drums are visible; the drums might contain…

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  • Road leading up to front close to the Hook

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    This is the front or MLR (main line of resistance) close to the Hook. An American flag, a vehicle, and a bunker can be seen. Trenches were over the hill. The road pictured leads up to the front. The m…

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  • A "Side Door Pulman"

    Warfield, Francis B

    Caption reads, "A Side Door Pulman Over the top is St. Quintin [sic] and the Cathedral."

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  • Image of the western front of Korea labeled with comments from Brock's girlfriend

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock's girlfriend, whom he would later marry, Laura Mae Phillips, has written across the photo, "A Bad place Koera" [sic]. This is the MLR (main line of resistance) on the western front in the Kumhwa…

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  • Cloth Hall and St. Martin's Cathedral at Ypres

    Warfield, Francis B

    This photograph features Cloth Hall and St. Martin's Cathedral in ruins.

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  • The exterior wall of the office at the Carter House, Franklin, Tenn., showing multiple bullet holes.

    The Carter House, built in 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter, witnessed one of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War on November 30, 1864. The brick home was the Federal Command Post while the famil…

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  • Valley east of the Hook

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Open valley east of the Hook. These are the range of hills that surround the Hook. The main line of resistance (MLR) is defined as the line or zone of contact with the enemy; it is also referred to as…

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