General View of Chateau Thierry

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Record 35/678
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Collection Hellard
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Description Gelatin print on postcard stock of a General View of Chateau Thierry.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1918
Notes Outdoor view of the village of Chateau Thierry. Many of the buildings show signs of severe damage from artillery shells. The village was the scene of heavy fighting during World War I. The 32nd Division passed through on July 27, 1918. The 42nd Division was severly engaged near here on July 28-30, 1918 and lost many casualties.
Object ID P2000.34.108
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Subjects World War I
Campaigns & battles
War damage
32nd Division
42nd Division
Title General View of Chateau Thierry
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