Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

USS Montana

A sailor from the USS Montana. He would have been on convoy and escort duty for most of the war.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Motor Pool

31 Liberty Trucks along with one Nash Quad lined up outside of a YMCA building in France. The Nash is the first in line on the right.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Near the Somme


The translation given with this card was "Here we have been during the Somme battle. At the right and the left marching columns. Near the Somme." The Germans were at this location long enough to warrant placing sandbags around all of the tents. The near column is a supply train while the soldiers march in the far one.

Sapper Newson


Sapper Newson of the 486th (2/1st East Anglian) Field Company, Corps of Royal Engineers in Egypt in 1916. There they were part of the Suez Canal defenses. Before that they were in Gallipoli.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Charles E. Potts




Two from Charles Potts to his wife Helen. Both were sent from France in 1918 while Private Potts was serving in the Ordnance Corps.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Alpini

Marked on the back Torino, 1918. This soldier still has the eagle feather in his hat. These were removed earlier in the war while on the front.