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Keystone View Company Sharpshooters in Protected Position near Enemy Lines

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.110 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: This photo depicts sharpshooters hiding in the trenches, waiting to attack. They fashioned creative hiding places, using everything from bushes to shell crates for protection. New recruits died frequently because of these sharpshooters.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeTrench WarfareMilitary Personnel

Sub Era: World War I

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