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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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Threshing, near Lewisburg

    • Threshing; Wheat; Men; Harvesting machinery; Agricultural machinery & implements; Mules; Farming; Grains; Hay; Mowing machines; Threshing machines; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Farming
    • Three unknown men threshing wheat. The wheat is being unloading from a wagon and being feed into a combine. There is also a mule in the photograph.
    • "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.
    • 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.
    • German prisoners at Bellicourt

    • Military vehicles; Tanks (Military science); Trucks; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Prisoners of war; Campaigns & battles; War; World War 1914-1918; Fences; Troop movements
    • German prisoners taken by the Americans of the 27th Division during the drive on the Hindenburg line at Bellicourt. The 30th Division can be seen in the background going into the town of Nauroy. Bellicourt, Aisne, France. October 10, 1918.
    • Tammany Hall, New York City

    • Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
    • A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...
    • 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...
    • Sergeant York sitting in his uniform after the war

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Correspondence; Neckwear; Hats
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) sitting on some wooden steps reading a letter. He wears his military uniform, with hat and boots, but is not wearing his jacket. He has a striped tie. Text beneath the picture comments on York's desire for money...


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