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Catalog Number 2005.74.55
Object Name Map
Accession number 2005.74
Other number FR-GC1
Description This map is composed of three separate maps from the French map series "Groupe des Canevas de Tir" that have been cut and taped together. The three maps used are titled "Argonne" (Catalog# FR-GC1-arg), "Montfaucon" (Catalog# FR-GC1-mon), and "Etain" (Catalog# FR-GC1-eta). The maps were printed by G-2-C, 1st Army; Base Printing Plant, 29th Enginners, U.S. Army.

Additions made by hand and with a rubber stamp in red ink to indicate front line advancements, locations of Allied and Central Power units, troop movements, and more. A legend for the additions is located at the bottom of the map and includes inscription: "Graphic Summary - G-2 First Army A.E.F. / Legend".

Handwritten on back of map: "Graphic Summary / in the Argonne / by / G.2.C. 1st Army / Sgt. S.M. Willis".

75.7 x 116.7 cm.

From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.
Date 1918
People Willis, Sidney Morse
Subjects World War I
Maps
Title Map "Graphic Summary in the Argonne"
Area / Region France
Series Groupe des Canevas de Tir
Pub Date 1918
Scale 1: 50000
Size 75.7 x 116.7 cm.