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Catalog Number 1984.194.25
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 1984.194
Description Postcard with inscription, describing the image of French cemetery.

Caption on Front: SAINT-MIHIEL

Inscription on Back, Transcribed: This is a picture of Jerry's cemetery at St. Mihiel. Some of the stones show a 1914 mark. They evidently were quite confident they had come to stay permanently or would not have gone to the trouble they did with their cemetery. There are several more just like it in France, but this is the only one I have seen. Notice the emblem of the iron cross on many of the stones. Quite a lot of difference between this scene and the graves on the battle fields.
Date n.d.
Subjects World War I
Inscribed postcard
France
Cemeteries
Grave
Death
Death & burial