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    • First aid station in Chemin des Dames

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; First aid; Ruins; War damage--France; World War, 1914-1918--Medical aspects; Military medicine
    • "C.31. Craonne. Chemin-des-Dames a first aid station in the ruins of this glorious city. Aug. 1917." To the left of center three soldiers stand under a makeshift shelter constructed of a cloth canopy held up by salvaged lumber. A flag with a...
    • Lorraine Cathedral Interior

    • World War, 1914-1918; Cathedrals; Cathedrals--France--Lorraine; War damage--France
    • "L.4 Lorraine Cathedral Interior" Two soldiers stand near the center of the ruins in the interior of the Lorraine Cathedral facing away from the camera. The roof and upper portions of the walls are gone, and rubble is piled in the interior.
    • Reims, France, with soldiers in foreground

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Theaters; Palace of Justice (Reims, France); Ruins; War damage--France
    • "R 24 Reims Theatre Inside nothing left Palace of justice on the right the top of the Cathedral is visible" In the foreground two soldiers stand on a street with the stone theater building in the background and piles of rubble from ruined...
    • Craonne, France after attacks

    • World War, 1914-1918; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.30. Craonne. "Chemin des Dames. Nothing left in this famous city after the grand attacks of Apvril [sic]. June 1917" Piles of rubble line both sides of the narrow dirt road that runs from the left foreground to the central horizon. Near the...
    • American canteen in Oulches

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers--French; Soldiers--American; Canteens (Wartime, emergency, etc.); Ruins; War damage--France
    • "Oulches 'near Chemin des Dames' The american [sic] canteen C.39 Oct 1917" French and American soldiers stand outside a structure made of sand bags with a sign that reads "Cantine Franco-Americaine." French and American soldiers stand outside a...
    • Headquarters and staff in ruins in Oulches

    • World War, 1914-1918; Military headquarters; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.36. Oulches. Headquarters and staff in the ruins Nov. 1917." To the right of center five soldiers stand on a road in front of a pile of rubble and the few remaining portions of a building's walls. Other ruined buildings fill the background.
    • Damaged church in Pargnan

    • World War, 1914-1918; Churches; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.46 Pargnan. South Chemin des Dames. The church damaged and barbed wire around. A French observation balloon is seen in the air. Nov.1917." The roofless, damaged church is in a rural area surrounded by a gently sloped landscape with scattered...
    • Paissy church on road to Craonne

    • World War, 1914-1918; Churches; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.43. Paissy church; road to Craonne. Dec. 1917." A soldier stands on the right and looks at the ruined church set atop a hill. A few short crosses, which may be grave markers are in front of the church, and to the left is a group of trees.
    • Road from Reims to Rethel

    • World War, 1914-1918; Bridges; War damage--France
    • "R 11 Berincourt nationale [sic] road Reims to Rethel blown up by a late mine 'Face' oct [sic] 1918" To the right, two men stand on the opposite side of a blown up bridge on a road between Reims and Rethel in France. Just below the image's center a...
    • Mined house ruins in Avançon

    • World War, 1914-1918; Ruins; Cows; War damage--France
    • "V.12 Ville Dommange - south of Reims - Military cemetery. July 1918." A few soldiers appear to be walk through the rows of wooden crosses in this cemetery. A stretcher and some shovels are in the foreground.
    • Mined house ruins north of Reims

    • World War, 1914-1918; Mines (Warfare); Ruins; War damage--France
    • "R.13. Bernicourt. A mined house ruins north of Reims. Oct 1918." Four soldiers sit and another stands on the rubble and lumber ruins of a destroyed house north of Reims, France. Upright portions of walls remain in the background.
    • Reims Town Hall

    • World War, 1914-1918; Town Hall; Soldiers; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "R.27. Reims. The town hall. Apvril 1919." Two soldiers stand on a street and point at the gutted town hall. The building's facade is battered, and its roof is gone.
    • "Ville Dommange," Chapel St. Lié

    • World War, 1914-1918; Chapels; War damage--France; Cemeteries
    • "V.2. Chapel St. Lié 'Ville Dommange' July 1918." Shown in a three-quarter view a building with a parts of the roof and upper walls missing stands among a few trees and shrubs. Part of a cemetery is in the foreground.
    • Chemin des Dames near Craonne

    • World War, 1914-1918; Buildings; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.42. Paissy-Heurtebise, 'Chemin-des-Dames' near Craonne. Nov. 1917." A scenic view of some buildings along a road near Craonne. Most of the buildings appear destroyed or damaged. Paissy church appears to be in the distance on the left.
    • Castle of Craonelle ruins

    • World War, 1914-1918; Castles; Ruins; War damage--France; Graves--France--Craonelle; Soldiers
    • "C.20. The castle of Craonnelle. Some graves of Poilus. Aug, 1917." Marked by wooden crosses, a few graves of French soldiers fill the right foreground with the remains of castle of Craonnelle's facade in the background. A soldier stands on the...
    • Blown-up bridge on the Aisne River

    • World War, 1914-1918; Bridges; War damage--France
    • "C.22. Pontavert. A bridge on the Aisne blown up. The new pontoon ready some days later. Nov, 1917." In the left foreground and right background remnants of the destroyed bridge dip down into the river. Farther back a man stands on a second,...
    • Mined bridge between Reims and Rethel

    • World War, 1914-1918; Bridges; War damage--France
    • "R 10 Berincourt road Reims to Rethel a bridge mined 'Profil' ] [sic] Oct. 1918." Water rushes past rubble from the destroyed bridge, which lies in piles at the bottom of the narrow river's steep bank. A remaining portion of the bridge juts from...
    • Pontavert Church

    • World War, 1914-1918; Churches; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.24. Pontavert Church and main street Eglise. Oct, 1917." Damaged walls of roofless buildings line both sides of the dirt street, which runs from the right foreground to the left background. Near the image's center a soldier stands in the road...
    • Craonnelle in ruins

    • World War, 1914-1918; Ruins; War damage--France; Soldiers
    • "C.19. Craonnelle 'Chemin-des-Dames.' Aug,1917." Piles of rubble and broken remains of walls line both sides of the dirt road that runs from the left to right of the image. On the left, a man sits on fallen stones by the doorway of a skeletal...

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