THE HERITAGE OF THE GREAT WAR
Bivouac On The March
In Spring 1917 the first Americans arrived in Europe to take part in the Great War.
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American portable machinegun.
American troops detraining at their destination.
|Ready to go
In marching order.
General John. J. Pershing.
A scene at reveille.
The Morning Parade.
American soldiers standing in with the cook.
|Inspection on Horseback
The Brigadier pays a visit.
|The Busy Barber
You want to look neat if you go to war.
|For Flag And Country
American soldiers march in a training camp.
American YMCA Soldiers Home.
First aid emergency field dressing.
|No More Sleep
Teaching recruits to lash up an hammock.
|On a Gun Turret of a Battleship
No more training (sic). Ready for the High Seas.
Training again. Aboard an American warship. Note the bare feet.
More training on board.
|Anti Aircraft Gun
Preparing defence against aircraft on board of an US battleship.
US Navy hydro-aeroplane. The original caption reads:
USS Florida. Picture made in 1917.
Close bow view of American dreadnought going at full speed.
USS battleship South-Carolina.
|Submarine in Stereo
Stereo picture of the USS submarine K6. Picture made in 1918.
Stereo picture of USS destroyer Benham.
Mess Time aboard ship. Stereo picture.
American sailors playing cards. Stereo picture.
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Sources: Most of the pictures above come from our own collection. Others were found in books, and a few elsewhere on the Internet - RR.