Saturday, November 23, 2013

Wilber Hopple or Wilbur Hoppel

There is a record of a Wilbur Hoppel registering for the draft in June of 1917. Most likely this is him and his buddy on the left misspelled his name.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

13th Infantry Regiment

A member of the 13th Infantry Regiment. Part of the 8th Infantry Division, the 13th Regiment never made it to France. They were recalled while at sea because of the armistice.


A collection of duds and shrapnel.

Friday, November 15, 2013

69e Regiment d'Infanterie

Members of the 69th Infantry Regiment wearing their winter dress uniforms.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fränkische Saale

A group of German soldiers rafting across the Fränkische Saale. In the background is Schloss Saaleck. This photograph was taken by H. Alberti of Hammelburg sometime during 1915.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

German Hospital

This German hospital was close enough to the front to receive at least one artillery shell. It could not have been too close as two children were allowed to be on the grounds.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Villa der Heimatlosen

A group of German soldier outside of the contradictorily named Villa of the Homeless.