Two-page handwritten letter by Christopher Ammons to his family describing finding a rice cache and drums of CS gas (tear gas) on a search-and-destroy mission. He also writes about a rocket attack on the Close Infantry Combat (CIC) school.
Armories; Military facilities; Military depots; Military training; Military inspections; Military officers; Militias; Grenades; Firearms; Rifles; Bayonets; Gas warfare; Tear gas; Chemicals
Outside the Clarksville Armory a crowd is pictured gathered around Tennessee State Guard soldiers who are giving a talk on weaponry. Displayed on a blanket on the ground in front of them are a variety of rifles and gas canisters. One Guard member...
World War 1914-1918; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Women; Gas masks; Rifles; War
Americans from the 118th Regiment Infantry (formerly First South Carolina Infantry, detachment First North Carolina Infantry, and Second South Carolina Infantry), 30th Division, passing through Brancourt le Grand, Aisne. The soldiers are standing...
Capitols; Soldiers; Guards; Forts & fortifications; Military camps; Railroads; Cannons; Spectators; Public sculpture; Architecture; Lampposts
Image presents the juxtaposition of the beautiful architectutral features and sculpture exhibited in the east, or main fascade of the Tennesseee State Capitol Building with the surrounding heavy Federal stockades, fortifications, and general...
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military medicine; Military hospitals; Medical equipment & supplies; Litters; Gas masks; Horses; Campaigns & battles; World War, 1914-1918; War casualties; Carts and Wagons; Mules
Members of the 137th Ambulance Co. transport wounded soldiers to the hospital at Camp de Galbert. One mule pulls three carts that are attached to one another in single file.
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Arms & armament; Rifles; Gas masks; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Trench warfare; Military life; Infantry
"Pvt. M. L. Hunley of Company K, 117th Regiment Infantry, 30th Division and other unidentified soldiers in a trench. Pvt. Hunley appears to be mending a piece of his equipment. The description on the back of the photograph describes him as "caught...
Military vehicles; Trucks; Balloons; Propaganda; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Helmets; Campaigns & battles; War; Balloon ascensions; Communication devices; War allies; World War, 1914-1918
Image features British troops in a field gathered around military trucks containing tanks of inflating gas. American propaganda materials are being suspended from small air balloons that will convey them to German soldiers. In the photo, one...
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.
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.
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.
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Arms & armament; Gas masks; Military vehicles; Armored vehicles; Tanks (Military science); Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918;
A member of the American Expeditionary Force walks in front of a supply tank at Caution Paddock (near Villeret). He appears to have a cigarette in his mouth. "GRIFF" is written on front of the tank. The faint image of a person in a knee-length...
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military medicine; Medical equipment & supplies; Litters; War casualties; Canteens (Beverage containers); Gas masks; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Barbed wire
Unidentified members of the American Expeditionary Force transporting a wounded comrade on the field.