ARMY SIGNAL CORPS PORTFOLIO of (16) OFFICIAL JUMBO SIZED WAR PHOTOS c1918. WW1 US ARMY SIGNAL CORPS PORTFOLIO of (16) OFFICIAL WW1 JUMBO SIZED PHOTOS c1918. PHOTOGRAPHS WERE TAKEN AND PRODUCED BY THE U. ARMY SIGNAL CORPS PHOTOGRAPHIC SECTION DURING WW1. EACH JUMBO SIZE PHOTO IS NUMBERED IN PRINT ON THE REVERSE (1 THROUGH 16). THEY CORRESPOND TO TWO SEPARATE U. GREAT SEAL VALLEY PAPER COMPANY WATERMARKED BOND PAPER LEGEND SHEETS ALONG WITH THE PORTFOLIOS TIPPED IN LEGEND OF TITLES AND AREAS THE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN. THIS LISTING INCLUDES THE ORIGINAL PORTFOLIO THAT IS BLIND EMBOSSED ON THE FRONT COVER WITH SIGNAL CORPS FLAG EMBLEM WITH THE WORDS SIGNAL CORPS U. THE PORTFOLIO HOLDS THESE 16 PHOTOS ALONG WITH THE 2 LEGENDS. THE INSIDE FRONT COVER HAS ITS OWN LEGEND WITH THE CORRESPONDING NUMBER ALONG WITH THE TITLE OF THE PHOTO AND THE AREA IT WAS PHOTOGRAPHED. 16 JUMBO SEPIA PHOTOGRAPHS ARE IN EXTREMELY FINE CONDITION. PLEASE EXCUSE THE SUN GLARE ON THE LOWER RIGHT EDGE OF THE LISTING COVER PICTURE. PHOTOS ARE ON HEAVY 12 POINT POSTCARD WEIGHT PHOTOGRAPHIC PAPER. VERY GOOD TO SHARP FOCUS WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST THROUGHOUT. OUTER PHOTOS DIMENSIONS: 11″ x 14″. PORTFOLIO IS UNPRINTED AND MADE FROM HEAVY 17 POINT COLORED TAG PAPER. CONDITION OF THE PORTFOLIO IS VERY FINE WITH SOME VERY LIGHT WEAR ON THE CORNERS AND HINGES FROM ITS 105 YEARS. DIMENSIONS OF THE PORTFOLIO IN THE CLOSED POSITION : 11 1/2″ x 14 1/2″. THESE ARE NOT A COPIES OR A REPRODUCTIONS. LEGEND SHEETS OF PHOTOGRAPHS. Streams of Americans in olive drab pouring into the St. Mihiel salient, pressing the Boche retreat. Montsec, the fortified hill which fell into American. Hands in the course of the first day of the assault, in the background. Soldiers in the foreground are machine gunners; their column is crossing the r. Oute of a supply train. At this point, 1 kilometer west of Morthomme, the bridge and 40 cm. Railroad were blown by the Germans in their retreat as is shown at the pile of. Lumber in the center of the picture. All communication lines were also cut be. Tween each pole, In the distance is shown the reverse slope of one of the strong. Ly garrisoned hills of the north and east of Grandpre. This hill is thickly dotted with American and German graves as evidence of the struggle at this point. Picture made facing the road over which the Americans advanced, Le Morthomme 5 kilomators north of Grandpra Ardennes, France. (An American division returning from relief in foreground of picture and on road). Picture taken by 2nd Lt. To protect their wounded passengers from Boche gunners, American ambulance. Drivers near Verdun camouflaged their cars with cloth and branches. They are taking no chance in the “Respect” which the Boche should pay to the emblem of humanity, the Red Cross. Wounded being cared for in old church by the 110th Sanitary Train, 4th. Men of 303th Regiment Infantry, 77th Division, in action with rifle grênades in Argonne sector, near Abri du Crochet, Argonne Forest. With a deafening roar this 14-inch railway gun, manned American Coast Artillerymen, sends its projectiles screaming northward. The shells burst twenty miles away upon a German railway and troop mo vemant center — such, at least, is the report of the aeroplane observer working in liason with the gunners. While a set of these photographs was being snapped the aeroplane reported four clean hits on the distant target. “TWO MINUTES – AND VICTORY “. A street scene in Stenay showing Go. A, 353rd Infantry passing the church at 10:58 A. With two more minutes to fight. View of Convoy of Transports laden with U. Troops bound for France. Taken from the U. Atlantic Ocean, on board the U. Destroyer Little, October 25, 1918. Picture taken by Pvt. French children watching 101st Ammunition train, 26th Division, passing through village of Soulosse, France, on way to. “CLIFF DILLERS”, 3rd Lines, 89th Division, occupied by. The 89th Division until September 12th. The lines were here for nearly four. Fliry, Weurthe et Moselle, France. A concentration of rolling kitchens under the protection of the hill at Bouillonville. Bouillonville, Meurthe et Moselle. Church ruined by shell fire but Crucifix untouched. Picture taken by Sgt. UP THE STEEP SLOPES OF HILL 240 near Exermont, these Yankee doughboys. Digging in, advancing a few yards and “Holing in” again, fought their way to the top in the face of heavy fire from German rifles and machine guns. ” SPECDING THE PARTING GUEST”. View of Battery C, 108th Field Artillery. Firing a salvo from the ruins of Varennes after the retreating Huns. Varennes en Argonne, France. When the Yankee Stormed Juvigny. Tanks moving to the support of the. French troops who operated on the left of the American forces at the capture of the village of Juvigny. (Five miles north of Soissons). OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE AMBRICAN ADVANCE IN THE ARGONNE. AMBRICAN ENCINDERS AT WORK REPAIRING A BRIDGE ACROSS THE AIRS. Been dynamited by the Germans after retreating before the Franco- Americans assault. LEGEND TIPPED IN THE PORTFOLIO. 61788 BOUND FOR FRANCE. 23678 THE CLIFF DWELLERS (ON THE MEUSE). 25262 THE ROLLING KITCHENS (BOUILLONVILLE). 16337 THE CHURCH AT LUCY. 25040 A YARD AT A TIME (EXERMONT). 23061 ARTILLERY IN ACTION (VARENNES). 21911 THE TANKS (JUVIGNY). 23042 THE ENGINEERS ON THE AIRE (BOUREUILLES). 20903 ON TO MONT SEC ST. 61787 FORWARD FROM VERDUN THE AMBULANCE TRAIN (VERY). 25048 THE AMBULANCE TRAIN (VERY). 27410 THE WOUNDED (NEUVILLE). 42763 RIFLE GRENADES (IN THE ARGONNE). 22337 HEAVY ARTILLERY CUTTING RAILROAD TO METZ. 34981 THE ARMISTICE IN TWO MINUTES (STENAY). 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- Conflict: WW I (1914-18)
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Region of Origin: United States
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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