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Catalog Number 1984.109.7
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 1984.109
Description Postcard with inscription, from "Frank", describing the photo of German minenwerfer and crew captured by the 20th Canadians on the Somme, as pictured on the front of the card.

Caption on front of image: Captured by 20th Canadians, Somme, Sep. 15th 1916

Inscription on Back, Transcribed: These men are rather good specimens of the [illegible] we meet. The machine is a trench mortar or as we call them "rum jars". The shell is not fired from this gun. It is an artillery shell. Yours Frank
Date September 15, 1916
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1916
Subjects World War I
Mortars (Ordnance)
Prisoners of war
Inscribed postcard