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Keystone View Company In a French Tench, Sandbag Protected, Showing Dart Bombs

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.111 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: France Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Depicted in this photograph are three men, hidden in a trench and protected by sandbags. They have in their possession signal rockets and hand grenades. Signal rockets were used to call for help on the battle field. Different colors and designs indicated a specific need for assistance.


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

Subjects: World War IEuropeTrench WarfareMilitary PersonnelFrance

Sub Era: World War I

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