Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Arms & armament; Firearms; Rifles; Forts & fortifications; Canteens (Beverage containers); Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Snipers; Trench warfare
An unidentified infantryman of the American Expeditionary Force is positioned with his rifle in a trench in Belgium. He is wearing a typical uniform with full equipment including steel helmet of British design, canvas leggings, rolled blanket,...
The caption reads, "Second Bn. 105th Engineers Hdq. Near Brandhock." Writing on the picture reads, "2nd Bn. Hdq. Brandhock Belgium." Several buildings can be seen in the picture next to a wooden walkway.
Sandbags; Fortifications; Castles & palaces; Military headquarters; War; Poperinge (Belgium); World War, 1914-1918
Caption reads: "Gold Fish Chateau constructed into a Brigade Hdq. By 105 Engrs. Located on Poperinghe-Ypres Road." The Chateau is a three story building, made up mostly of brick. Sandbags, used for fortification, are stacked outside the entrance.