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    • Machine gun emplacement

    • War; Machine guns; Fishing nets; Camouflage (Military science); World War, 1914-1918
    • This machine gun emplacement on the East Poperinghe line is covered in cloth and fish net. They serve as camouflage for the machine gun in order for it to blend into the surrounding area. Caption reads: "Machine Emplacement on East Prop. Line The...
    • German anti air craft gun

    • World War, 1914-1918; Antiaircraft guns; Artillery (Weaponry); Firearms; Machine guns; Arms & armament
    • A German soldier is shown in a field at his sunken station aiming his antiaircraft gun skyward. The shadow of the war photograph appears in the image. A two-wheeled cart is in the background of the shot.
    • Old Hickory machine gun pill box

    • War; Machine guns; World War, 1914-1918
    • Machine gun pill box constructed in the ruins of a shelled house. Caption reads: '"Old Hickory Machine Gun Pill Box' Constructed by 105th Engineers. Not completed on account of Bosche retreating in 'Voormozele [sic-Voormezeele] Stunt."'
    • Soldiers at firing range test firing M-60 machine gun

    • Machine guns; Firearms; Ammunition; Shooting; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament
    • Nine soldiers appear in this image of the M-60 machine gun being test-fired at a firing range. The soldiers work in pairs; one man lies on the ground firing, while his partner is positioned to the left of the gun, feeding ammunition.
    • Nannie E. Haskins Diary Excerpts

    • Teenagers; Girls; Civil Wars; War; Battlefields; Rebellions; Campaigns & battles; Cities & towns; Villages
    • Excerpts from a small handwritten diary written by Nannie Haskins, a young girl of Clarksville, Tennessee. Provides an insight into the day to day activities of an observant young girl. Haskins was strongly in support of the Confederacy and loathed...
    • "The Second Elder," poem by John Trotwood Moore

    • The poem, printed in the Nashville Tennessean, recounts a dramatized version of Sergeant York's taking of the German machine gun position. The poem makes numerous biblical references as well as listing other prominent Tennessee military figures,...
    • Soldiers preparing to leave on patrol

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament
    • Eleven soldiers in a squad about to go on a patrol around the signal base on Vung Chua Mountain. A soldier in front of the group poses with an M-60 machine gun. He has belts of ammunition for the weapon over both shoulders. The soldiers in the...
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Medals; Military decorations; Awards; Insignia
    • Alvin York in his military uniform displaying three medals: a Tennessee state medal, his Congressional Medal of Honor, and the French Croix de Guerre. Text underneath the image features a quote from Supreme Allied Commander, Marshal Ferdinand Foch.
    • Silhouette of a British battery

    • Military vehicles; Trucks; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Artillery (Weaponry); Antiaircraft guns; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; War allies; Batteries (Weaponry); Firearms
    • Image features a silhouette of a British battery of the 110th section, Antiaircraft Unit. The men pictured are all looking off into the distance. The gun is being operated by a group of soldiers and it is aimed towards the sky. The weapon is...
    • Sergeant Alvin York and his bride, Gracie Williams

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Spouses; Brides; Men; Women; Military Uniforms; Medals; Wedding clothing & dress
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) and his bride, Gracie Williams, on their wedding day, June 7, 1919. He is dressed in his uniform while she is wearing a wedding gown and carries a bouquet of flowers. They are standing before a tree. Text...


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