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Ouvrage du Coran

Here’s another aerial view coming from my collection; we’re once again in the North of Verdun, in August 1917. The photograph was taken with a 45° angle; that’s allows us to clearly see the lunar landscape (note the destroyed trees) and see some details of the “ 54 more words


Stecher And Santel Will Wrestle Today

Deseret Evening News – February 22, 1917

San Francisco Feb. 22.–Joe Stecher of Nebraska, with his crushing body scissors, and Ad Santel of San Francisco, who has won his way to prominence by means of a punishing arm scissors, will match their favorite holds here today in a two and a half hour time limit wrestling bout, best two falls in three.  73 more words

Joe Stecher

Smith To Referee Waterloo Match

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald – June 7, 1917

Managers Of Earl Caddock And Joe Rogers Both Favor Him.

Wrestlers Are In The Pink

Rogers Has $2,500 To Wager That Caddock Cannot Throw Him In An Hour. 246 more words

Joe Rogers

The crane

Here’s a pic of a crane in France with about 20 Doughboys on it. This crane was probably located near the canal which crosses the little town of Tréveray, therefore I don’t think it was built by US Army.


The band of burning Bapaume

There are just over 50km of records at Queensland State Archives and our repositories contain public records about all sorts of topics – administrative, personal and historic. 321 more words

First World War

The group photo

I’d rather like this picture, with this group of Doughboys in their camp. It seems the shot had been taken too early (indeed we can see the back of one of the soldiers ), which makes this picture very natural!