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Fiat ID Card

A rather uncommon item for this Sunday (and found today too, by the way).This is 1920 ID card issued to a worker of Fiat factory in Turin. 71 more words

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Metal Lapel Pin - Aircraft Pin - Civilian Aircraft - Piper PA-24 Comanche 1-1/2"

Metal Lapel Pin – Aircraft Pin – Civilian Aircraft – Piper PA-24 Comanche 1-1/2″

Metal Lapel Pin – Aircraft Pin – Civilian Aircraft – Piper PA-24 Comanche 1-1/2″ 155 more words

Wilson U.S.A. Street

On this rather well-known photo, American troops change a German street sign in a town in the St Mihiel salient on the Western Front in September 1917: “‘Hindenburgstrasse’ is renamed ‘Wilson USA'”. 50 more words

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Mirror Effect

I rather like the mirror effect of this picture. We’ll probably never know these relationship between these two men. Were there brothers, cousins or just friends? 43 more words

1918

The bridge of Nonsard

We’re in September 1918, in the French village of Nonsard, in the Saint Mihiel sector. These American soldiers come back from the front line. If you search Nonsard on a map, you’ll see it’s on the shore of the… 42 more words

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September 12, 1918: the liberation of Thiaucourt

Thiaucout was the first French town liberated by the American soldiers of the 2nd US Division on September 12, 1918. Thiaucourt is now known for its cemeteries (including the American one): 35,000 soldiers from all armies are buried in different graveyards around the town. 21 more words

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