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    • 105th Regiment Engineers seeking shelter from enemy fire

    • Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Arms & armament; Firearms; Rifles; Horses; Carts & wagons; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Mules
    • Members of the 105th Regiment Engineers seek shelter from enemy shell fire under the protection of a high bank. This party came under range of German guns while proceeding into St. Martin-Reviere & were forced to seek protection.
    • 12 and 3 equals 15

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Bulletin boards; Luggage; Overcrowding
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three more men being added to his POW camp quarters in room five, even though there is not enough space. Mitchener lists their names, which are John R. Hanzlik [Pennsylvania], John F. Hodges (Tennessee) and...
    • 1945, January 12 - From Memel to Budapest

    • Tanks (Military science); Maps; Calendars
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows the oncoming Russian advance into Poland and Germany in January 1945. It is captioned,"From Memel to Budapest" and "Uncle Joe Moves Again." The diarist has drawn a calendar with the date January 12 circled as...
    • 2nd Battalion/2nd Infantry bayonet drill

    • Armories; Military facilities; Bayonets; Military maneuvers; Rifles; Militias; Military training; Firearms
    • A member of the Tennessee State Guard practices using his bayonet while another guardsman watches during maneuvers at the Clarksville Armory.
    • 2nd Battalion/2nd Infantry gas mask drill

    • Armories; Military facilities; Gas Masks; Military maneuvers; Rifles; Machine guns; Militias; Military training; Firearms; Gas warfare; Tear gas; Chemicals
    • Members of the Tennessee State Guard practice a military exercise using gas masks, rifles and machine guns during maneuvers at the Clarksville Armory.
    • 301st Tank Battalion

    • World War, 1914-1918; War; Tanks (Military Science); Flags
    • Three hundred and first Tank Battalion. America's heavies going into action at Souplet on the morning of October 17, 1918. Note the American flag flying from one of the tanks. St. Souplet, Nord, France.
    • 30th Division salvage dump

    • Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Artillery (Weaponry); Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Salvage; Arms & armament
    • 30th Division salvage dump for material and equipment hastily gathered up on the battlefield in France. A group of soldiers are going through items in the dump to determine what they can use in the future. This dump is located next to a brick...
    • "Dead End" Ypres

    • War; War damage; Canals; World War, 1914-1918
    • This photograph is taken of the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal and looking southeast. Pictured are a factory chimney, the remains of the tower of "Cloth Hall," the first aid station, and Rue de Dixmude.
    • "Dead End" Ypres

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; Canals; Barracks; Military camps; Officers' quarters; Mess halls
    • This photograph features the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal in the foreground of the image. Behind it appears the officers' and noncommissioned officers' billets and the mess hall. The caption reads: "All comforts of home. Roulette, Tea and boating...
    • "Saturday Tag Day for York," newspaper article

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    • Newspaper clipping declaring "Saturday Tag Day for York." The article announces that all Nashvillians will have an opportunity to help the hero by giving money to a fund which would pay the mortgage on the York farm. The article includes a list of...
    • "The Second Elder," poem by John Trotwood Moore

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    • 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,...
    • A Corner of the Library

    • Shelving; Books; Libraries
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the library at the POW camp. On the top of the page, he has written,"For a little learning is a dangerous thing." Underneath this, he has drawn a picture of books on shelves and...

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