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Catalog Number 2000.50.55
Object Name Orders, Military
Accession number 2000.50
Description Booklet: "Instructions relatives à la Défense". Typed defense instructions for the French army and the armies on the front lines, secret document concerning the defense of the sector and the mission to do so that pertains to combat groups. One document has a hand-drawn map near the bottom of the page showing ground troupe movements and strategy. Surveillance zones, defense zones, notes on the position of resistance. Along with the hand drawn map attached to another document, there are two more individual maps that are stand-alone.
Date April-July, 1918
Subjects World War I
Military intelligence
Military reconnaissance
Military occupations