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Keystone View Company Ruined Villae of Eclusiers, France. M'lle Semmer Decorated for Heroic Actions under Fire.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.086 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: s.l. Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Two soldiers stand on either side of Mademoiselle Marcelle Semmer, a young woman from Eclusiers, a village on the Somme. She was honored with the Cross of the Legion of Honor and the War Cross for putting herself at risk to air the French war effort.

People: Semmer, Marcelle

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IEuropeFranceMilitary PersonnelCivilian ResponsibilityWomen's History

Sub Era: World War I

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