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All that was left of a village in the St. Mihiel salient after American artillery had pounded it for a few hours preliminary to the capture of the formidable fortified hill of Montsec. The slopes of Montsec appear in the background. In the foreground is a detachment of American engineers. (Sept. 1918)

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Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.7 - In defense of liberty

(unpublished photographs)

World War : Scenic

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Signal Corps U.S.A.; 20941
Physical Description
Extent: 16.5 x 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 78dd0b30-c615-012f-c90b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "All that was left of a village in the St. Mihiel salient after American artillery had pounded it for a few hours preliminary to the capture of the formidable fortified hill of Montsec. The slopes of Montsec appear in the background. In the foreground is a detachment of American engineers. (Sept. 1918)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-bd67-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "All that was left of a village in the St. Mihiel salient after American artillery had pounded it for a few hours preliminary to the capture of the formidable fortified hill of Montsec. The slopes of Montsec appear in the background. In the foreground is a detachment of American engineers. (Sept. 1918)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-bd67-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). All that was left of a village in the St. Mihiel salient after American artillery had pounded it for a few hours preliminary to the capture of the formidable fortified hill of Montsec. The slopes of Montsec appear in the background. In the foreground is a detachment of American engineers. (Sept. 1918) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-bd67-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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All that was left of a village in the St. Mihiel salient after American artillery had pounded it for a few hours preliminary to the capture of the formidable fortified hill of Montsec. The slopes of Montsec appear in the background. In the foreground is a detachment of American engineers. (Sept. 1918)