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Keystone View Company French "75" Gun in Action against Battle Planes.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.157 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Germany Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: A six-man crew mans a "75" artillery gun in a forest while a soldier on the side takes a photograph.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeMilitary PersonnelFranceArtilleryWeaponryPhotography

Sub Era: World War I

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