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Rare type of German trench mortar ; On Le Mort Homme or Dead Man's Hill ; Ask any Doughboy ; Direct hit by American artillery.

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Title
Rare type of German trench mortar ; On Le Mort Homme or Dead Man's Hill ; Ask any Doughboy ; Direct hit by American artillery.
Collection

Photographs of World War I battlefields, captured German installations and allied installations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1917 - 1918
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY 94-347
Topics
Artillery (Weaponry)
Mortars (Ordnance)
War casualties
World War, 1914-1918 -- Military personnel
World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Pencil drawings of soldiers constructing a bridge (?) and a helmet and sword.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG94-F139
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11957117
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c7372d0-c6ef-012f-34f0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1917: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rare type of German trench mortar ; On Le Mort Homme or Dead Man's Hill ; Ask any Doughboy ; Direct hit by American artillery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1917 - 1918. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-008c-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. "Rare type of German trench mortar ; On Le Mort Homme or Dead Man's Hill ; Ask any Doughboy ; Direct hit by American artillery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-008c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1917 - 1918). Rare type of German trench mortar ; On Le Mort Homme or Dead Man's Hill ; Ask any Doughboy ; Direct hit by American artillery. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-008c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Rare type of German trench mortar ; On Le Mort Homme or Dead Man's Hill ; Ask any Doughboy ; Direct hit by American artillery.