• 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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  • Remains of a Boche

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

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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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gas attack

    Aerial photograph of a gas attack on the Western Front. The gas, released from canisters, can be seen streaming across no man's land.

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  • Street in Noyon mined by Germans

    The ruins of a street in Noyon as a result of mine warfare. Two French soldiers in the foreground appear to be looking at something on the ground. Two men are clearing debris in the background.

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