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    • Soldiers in front of dugout at Chemin-des-Dames

    • World War, 1914-1918; Bunkers; Forts and fortifications; Soldiers
    • "C.59. Headquarters dug out "Chemin-des-Dames. Aug. 1917." In a wooded area a group of French soldiers sit around an underground structure built of sandbags and timber. Of the four men sitting on the left side, two are preoccupied with one reading...
    • Soldiers at their dugout

    • World War, 1914-1918; Bunkers; Forts and fortifications; Soldiers
    • "L.10. The 'Leechs' dug out built with 5000 sacs." Several soldiers sit on piled logs in the background to the left of this structure of sandbags and brush while two stand in the center foreground. They appear to be in a forest. A sign above an...
    • Soldiers at Fort de La Pompelle

    • World War, 1914-1918; Forts and fortifications
    • "P4- Fort La Pompelle and some of its defensors [sic] 1er Oct 1918." French soldiers in charge of defending Fort La Pompelle sit and stand near a barbed-wire barricade with a steep earthen embankment on the left.
    • Man in front of dugout at Craonne

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Dugout houses; Bunkers; Forts and fortifications
    • "C.8. The photograph L.J. Patras, as a Poilu in front of his dug out at Craonne. - Chemin-des-Dames. - Aug. 1917." Three French soldiers stand or sit along a shallow trench that runs from the door of an underground structure made of sandbags,...
    • Fort La Pompelle

    • World War, 1914-1918; Forts and fortifications; Moats
    • "P2 Fort 'La Pompelle' Reims was safe thanks to this fort east moat 1st Oct 1918" A soldier stands off to the right in a moat that was apparently part of Fort La Pompelle. On the right and left the moat's stone walls line the deep trench that...
    • Fort La Pompelle

    • World War, 1914-1918; Forts and fortifications
    • "P.3. Famous Fort La Pompelle (South Reims) Thantes [sic] to this 'Fort' Reims was not captured by the boche. -Octob.1918." A French soldier stands off to the left of the image's center amidst dirt and rubble of Fort La Pompelle. Portions of walls...
    • Fort de Nogent l'Abbesse

    • World War, 1914-1918; Forts and fortifications
    • "R.2. 'Fort' of Nogent l'Abbesse North Reims, occupied by the boche 4 years, damaged by our heavy artillery. Octob.1918." A soldier wearing a medic's armband stands in the middle foreground beside a planked ramp outside an arched doorway of the...
    • Fort de La Pompelle

    • World War, 1914-1918; Forts and fortifications
    • "P.1. Fort of 'La Pompelle' south Reims west Moat. 1st Oct. 1918." A man stands near a large boulder at the foot of the steep earthen embankment, which extends from the left foreground toward the background on the right. The image is of an ally...

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