Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Captured Artillery

The writing on the back notes that this is a Russian 20.3 cm gun that was captured by the Germans in 1915 and taken to St. Mihiel in 1916.

Friday, November 14, 2014

French Telegraph Section

Five members of a Telegraph Section enjoy a meal out in the woods. A small bit of trench can be seen behind the soldier in the center.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Barbed Wire

A German officer standing in front of a formidable barbed wire barrier.

Englisch Liebesgaben

One dud and two shell casings. A gift of love from England to Germany.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Donald Charles Cone

Donald Charles Cone of Cerston, Montana was 25 years old in 1918. He had this picture taken at Neick Cottage Studio in Hoquiam, Washington.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Near the Somme

The translation I was provided with this card is "Here we have been during the Somme battle. At the right and the left marching columns. Near the Somme.". The lack of leaves on the trees would suggest that this was taken late in 1916 towards the end of the battle.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014

203rd Reserve Infantry Regiment

An officer with the 203rd Reserve Infantry Regiment. Photo by Emil Strobel. It was taken at the Truppenübungsplatz Döberitz.