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Keystone View Company Dug-outs and Shelters-Cantonment in the Race Course at Flirey, France

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.103 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Flirey, France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Dug-outs and shelters used during trench warfare in Flirey, France. These dug-outs were better constructed than most were during the war. Flirey villlage was destroyed during the war. It was in No Man's land for four years before American occupation, even though the French had a hold on it for a portion of the war.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeFranceSoldiers and CiviliansTrench Warfare

Sub Era: World War I

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