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The section of white cylinder in the fore-ground is what is left of a German machine gun shelter. The top has been knocked off by a direct hit. Our soldiers called these shelters "Pill Boxes", and had a wholesome respect for them. They were made of…

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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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This lonely grave on a broad plain hard by the little village of Chamery, near the city of Reims, in France, will ever be sacred to American young manhood because it contains the remains of one who embodied in his own person to an eminent degree…

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These men are symbols of the power of the United States and its Allies. When, by the terms of the armistice, bridgeheads at Mainz, (mi'nts) Koblenz and Cologne fell into our hands and those of our allies, troops were sent to occupy them, the French…

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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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The New York at the opening of the present war was one of the battleships of the Atlantic Fleet in charge of Admiral Henry T. Mayo and was in the outer line of defense. This battleship was built in 1911 at a cost of $6,400,-o8o. It has a displacement…

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Here are some of the men who stopped the German in his tracks at Chateau-Thierry and held him like iron for thirty-six terrible days, who smashed his right flank at Soissons (Swa’ son’), drove him out of St. Mihiel, beat him from his famous…

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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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Almost any soldier who looked on this deck full of sick soldiers would remark in no uncertain terms, "That ship is headed for the U. S. A." He would know from a dozen little details in the clothing of the men and from the habits that their appearance…

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The present European war as brought forth unforeseen developments in ordnance. A great change has been made in this heavy artillery since even so recent a war as the Spanish American War. Some noticeable features are size, rapidity of fire and…

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It was in this dense tangle of trees and underbrush, slashed by storms of machine gun and rifle bullets and uprooted by shells, that the gallant Marine Brigade, of the 2nd Division, fought for a month and earned immortal glory for its name. Here…

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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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At nine o'clock every morning, the men assemble for inspection. As at this time everyone must appear in clean whites, and may be called out at any other time of the day to appear in like manner, each sailor usually has one suit in process of drying…

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America will never forget the Marines, "the first to land, the first to fight." We knew them to be picked men who would give a good account of themselves when they struck the foe. Our allies knew them only as a unit of the American Army until that…

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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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This hospital ward was one of ten separate and complete hospital organizations that made up Debarkation and Convalescent Hospital Number 5, at the Grand Central Palace, New York City. It normally accommodated over 3,400 patients. There is evidence on…

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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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It seems like a city of the dead, this once fair French village, a city of days gone by, a replica of the ruins of Pompeii or the timeworn temples of Greece, exposed to modern eyes by the pick of the explorer. Not a living soul is visible, not a sign…

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Raymond Poincare (pwan'ka'ra'), President of the French Republic, and Joseph JofFrench (zho’fr'), Marshall of France and Commander-in-Chief of its armies, are here on a visit to the front during the great battle of the Somme, which began on July…

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Artillery and ammunition are the most important things used in the modern battle. The late war has shown wonderful developments in heavy artillery with its necessarily large projectiles and heavy powder charges. There were used in Europe, shells…

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Every day and sometimes twice a day, even on a homeward bound ship such as we are looking at here, the men were assembled for "abandon ship" drill, or, as it was more grimly called in the war days when they were eastward bound, "submarine drill." The…

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Seeing such an encampment as this helps us to realize the extensive service rendered by dogs in the World War. Their aid was invaluable in numerous capacities. Being both intelligent and courageous they could be trained and depended upon to act as…

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As far as your eyes can see these doughboys of the 139th Infantry are trying to get all the necessary things into a regulation and symmetrical bundle that Uncle Sam's officers term a "pack." These two men nearest you have completed rolling the…

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The Church of Notre Dame de Brebieres at Albert was built of brick and thus differed from most of the churches of France, which are usually built of stone. But it was a handsome structure and before the war attracted many visitors. Albert lies a few…

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Soissons, spread out along the sloping banks of the Aisne, peaceful, and beautiful with its magnificent cathedrals, its parks, schools and busy industrial life is before you, in ruins. Early in 1915 the first German shell came hurtling through the…

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Ask any doughboy who was at the front what he thinks of the Salvation Army and he grows enthusiastic. Nothing but praise is to be heard from all. Other welfare organizations have their supporters and their critics, but everybody has a good word for…

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Before us lie all that shot and shell have left of a peaceful village. The Germans have passed by ; they have left their mark. Church and dwelling are involved in common ruin. Even the trees are shattered and shell-torn. French soldiers are searching…

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Vallendar is a small village on the right bank of the Rhine, about six kilometers from Koblenz. After the armistice it was for a while the headquarters of the 23rd infantry, U. S. Regulars, which fought so brilliantly at Chateau-Thierry and Soissons.…

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These men were in a Serbian dugout on the side of a mountain, cleverly screened as well as protected by heavy stones upon the roof. An observer in an enemy plane would not be apt to suspect the existence of this shelter. A telephone wire ran from…

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Looking southwest from the front of the ancient Cloth Hall across the Grand' Place of Ypres, we have here before us for all time to come a vivid glimpse of war as it actually was during four long years in that old Flemish city. Ypres was once a…

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This was a scene of almost daily occurrence during the Great War. France suffered terribly. Hundreds of villages were completely blotted out. Literally scarce one stone left standing upon another. None can comprehend how complete the destruction save…

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These hundreds of men in their slickers and web belts have passed through the rigorous routine of the embarkation camp which is located two or three miles beyond that high wall in the distance and are now tramping for the last time down the principal…

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France did not desire this terrible war. It was thrust upon her. In order to prevent even the appearance of provocation, French troops were ordered on July 30, 1914, to retire ten kilometers from the German frontier, surrendering important advantages…

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Somewhere in the distance the Germans are scanning the plain, trying to determine just where these sturdy Scotsmen are and how many of them there may be, but the scene that greets their eyes is just as monotonous, just as desolate and devoid of life…

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Among the many terrible things used for the first time in the great World War, the airplanes and submarines attracted the most notice. On February 4, 1915, the German government proclaimed a war zone about the British Isles and declared its intention…

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After the Germans were defeated on the Marne in 1914 they did everything consistent with a hasty retreat, to hamper the pursuing French. In this case they have wrecked a railway bridge to cut what would otherwise be the route of the supply trains for…

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Who has not heard of Lens, "the heart of the great coal region in northern France ?" Who has not read of the desperate battles there in 1915 and 1917, of the final evacuation by the Germans in October, 1918, when their whole line, from Germany to the…

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The bugler on a battleship is a very busy man. He opens the day with the “first call of reveille” at 5:45, followed by the “reveille” at 5:50 after which comes “turn to.” Then comes the “recall.” After any call which brings the men…

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August 13th, 1914, was a memorable day for this historic and picturesque old French city. On that day, for the first time in the memory of living men, British soldiers, traditional enemies of France, landed on its quays and marched through its…

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Towards the close of June, 1919, President Wilson and Mrs. Wilson left Paris to visit Belgium. King Albert and Queen Elizabeth met them at Adinkerke and the party proceeded to Brussels by automobile. Later, a visit was made to the devastated regions…

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Before us is the celebrated Cathedral at Reims, one of the architectural glories of France. It was completed in the 14th century and its facade is considered one of the most perfect masterpieces of the Middle Ages. The interior is 450 feet long, 98…

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This is the famous 23d Infantry, 2nd Division, a regiment whose deeds in France have won it a great place in the heart of the American people. The regiment arrived in France in the fall of 1917. In the following March it was sent to trenches on the…

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Cawood's Gully, Apollo Bay, is in Polwarth County, Victoria, between Cape Otway and Cape Patton, southwest of Melbourne. One of the coast ranges extends along the coast of this county. Northeast of Cape Otway the soil is very rich and supports a…

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Army tractors such as this were used to haul heavy artillery and long trains of supply wagons over the roads of France and Germany. They could jog along at a lively rate, and no load seemed too heavy for them. It was no unusual sight to see one…

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Never before in the world's history have two million troops, with supplies, munitions and equipment, been sent over so many miles of open sea with so few losses. When America entered the great World War, one of our great problems—probably the…

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Half a dozen or more sturdy tugs are needed to nose this great steamship in and out of her berth alongside a pier because of her huge size. Those ropes running from her bow lead to other tugs besides those that you can see at her side, all necessary…

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American troops, fully equipped, with banners flying, are marching through the streets of London on their way home from France. London is in holiday attire for the occasion flags fly, bright streamers stretch from pole to pole, applauding crowds…

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On this great day Paris was almost delirious with joy and pride. The terrible war which had strained the resources and taxed the spirit of France almost to the limit had ended in glorious victory ; the dreaded enemy beyond the Rhine whose threats and…

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Artillery played a most important part in all the major operations of the western front. As the war continued this branch of the army grew steadily in strength, efficiency and importance. Both sides possessed terrific weapons but on the whole the…

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This marvelous palace is one of the sights of Europe. Tourists who visit France inevitably go to Versailles, where the gay court of Louis XIV disported itself in prodigal magnificence in bygone days. Versailles is a city of considerable importance,…