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To win victories by fighting such as that which cleared Belleau Wood of the Germans, and which held this section against all efforts of the enemy's best troops, costs men. Our view shows clearly what it cost to defeat the Germans in Belleau and…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/12/16 Dear Win, I would rather give you ten pounds than be with the crowd swimming today, it is terribly cold. Yours Stan"

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Nowhere on the Western front was there more terrible fighting or more utter desolation of a once lovely countryside than on the plateau lying northeast of Soissons, which has come to be known in history as the Chemin de Dames. "Scarred beyond…

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If you had no conception of the strength of the weapons that are used in modern warfare you might think that this once peaceful plain had been tossed about by the titanic forces of an earthquake. But all this desolation and destructiveness is the…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/2/17 Dear Winnie, I haven't yet seen the beautiful women that France is noted for yet. No doubt they are to be found somewhere. Yours…

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The town of Chateau-Thierry lies on both banks of the Marne. This view, taken from the south side of the river, looks toward the city hall and the heights beyond. The bridge is in part a temporary structure with ruins of masonry at one end. The…

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During the war the eyes of the world were centered on the battlefields of France. The superhuman achievements of the Italian army in the mountains round about Trent received but passing notice—battles fought on snow-clad peaks 10,000 feet above sea…

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Here come the Sons of Britain, bands playing, banners flying to the breeze. They have come to France to fight, to stand beside their ancient enemy in battle against a common foe. Heroic France welcomes these soldiers with open arms. Her citizens…

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We are looking at the magnificent chamber in which the Peace Treaty was signed. At the ornamental table in the foreground, with its bronze and gilt decorations, the German delegates in silence and in bitterness of spirit affixed their names to the…

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These Germans, having been made prisoners by the Allies, are being used to clean up the old, old city of Chateau-Thierry which their guns ruined. Early in the summer of 1918 the fifth of the great German offensives commenced along the Chemin des…

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One of the picturesque features of the ceremony attending the signing of the Peace Treaty was the presence of a portion of the Guard Republicaine in their picturesque uniform. This organization dates back to the time of the French Revolution, and…

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Les prisonniers faits le 2 jour de l'offensive passant par Saint-Etienne du Temple pour Être dirigés sur des camps de concentration. Leur nombre total pendant l'offensive se monte a environ 22 000. German prisoners captured during the second day…

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The whole of Belleau Wood, as our view of a small part of it shows, looks as if it had been struck by a hurricane. And so it was, but the hurricane which tore this particular forest to pieces, smashing into kindling noble, century-old trees, tearing…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. France 4/2/17 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I have not yet frozen though I am pretty close to it. Weather is very bleak. Yours Stan"

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The land shown in the picture has long been the site of a town. Originally it was a Roman camp, but in 730 a castle was built here by Charles Martel. Most medieval towns and cities began as little groups of houses in the shelter of some castle. By…

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Look as carefully as you can over this field of desolation and carnage and you will find hardly an inch of ground that has not been blasted over and over again by explosive shells. Those stumps, the remains of a beautiful orchard, show what kind of…

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Message on card reads "Billeted Fontain le Sec 1 mile from Oisemont. Sunday Dec 8th 1918. Much Love from Jimmy"

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Message on card reads "Billeted Fontain-le-Sec 1 mile from Oisemont. Sunday Dec 8th 1918. Much Love from Ernest"

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Verdun (ver' dun') lies in the eastern part of France, about twenty-five miles from the German border. It was a great fortress, one of a series of strongholds constructed to protect France from invasion by Germany. How well it performed this…
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