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French girl playing with her doll. Autochrome color picture made in Reims, Northern France, 1917.

German guns repeatedly shelled the medieval city of Reims. The famous cathedral and many buildings were heavily damaged, the sound of explosions was heard day and night, the city was full of soldiers  yet civilian life carried on.



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