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    • Alvin C. York story -- another tries his hand

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • A man wearing a hat is lying on the ground holding a rifle, the barrel of which rests on a log. Another man stands to his left. Jesse Lasky is among the ten other men and boys who also appear in the photograph.
    • Alvin C. York story -- drawing a bead

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • A man in hat and glasses is lying on the ground holding a rifle, with the barrel of the rifle resting on a log. A second man is sitting to his left with a long straight stick in his left hand. Eight other men and boys also appear in the photograph...
    • French front line trenches

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Firearms; Trench warfare
    • French soldiers standing and sitting in a front line trench. Three soldiers are standing casually and looking outside the trench. Two soldiers below them, one standing and the other sitting, are conversing with one another. The interior of the...
    • Gold Fish Chateau

    • 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.
    • Shelter at the ambulance farm

    • War; Sandbags; Fortifications; World War, 1914-1918
    • This shelter appears to be constructed of earth, wood, sandbags, and concrete. The caption reads: "Shelter at Ambulance Farm. Note the 'Burster Course' of Concrete Blocks. Constructed by 105th Engrs."
    • Three soldiers resting

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament; Shelters; Tents
    • Three soldiers resting in a tent surrounded by sandbags. Although shirtless, the men are wearing their uniform pants and boots.
    • Truck and 55-gallon drums on Vung Chua Mountain

    • Mountains; Military facilities; Trucks
    • A truck that has knocked over several earth-filled 55-gallon drums on which the unit designation has been painted. The truck was unable to stop in heavy rain and slid into the barrels. The barrels and sandbags were set up to defend the entrance to...
    • Young soldier on signals base

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Helmets
    • A young soldier, whom Ammons believes to be named Clark, at the signal base on Vung Chua Mountain. He is in a camouflage-green helmet and wears a flak vest over his uniform. Stacks of sandbags can be seen behind him near the entrance to a bunker.

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