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Keystone View Company Doughboys of 89th Div., Resting Before Review, Treves, Germany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.251 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Treves, Germany Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

This photograph is of a field of men resting before battle in uniform, with guns nearby. Their guns are stacked in a tripod figuration. There is also a gas mask in the picture, as well as a canteen and other bags.

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