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Catalog Number 2007.45.85
Object Name Print, Photographic
Accession number 2007.45
Description Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #27489.

From the Catalogue of Official A.E.F. Photographs taken by the Signal Corps: "Pvt. Frank Savicki, Infantry, Third Division, who was made prisoner by Germans southeast of Chateau Thierry, south of the river Marne, on July 23, 1918, after 2 months and 15 days in German hands, escaped by fleeing across the Swiss border. He was kept in Laon for a month and then was sent far behind the German lines. He was later put to work on a farm at Rastatt, Germany, in company with several Russians. Savicki's home is in Shenandoah, Pa. Signal Corps Photo Laboratory. Paris, Seine, France. October 20, 1918."

From the service of 2nd Lt. John H. Engel, U.S. Army Signal Corps, AEF.
Date October 20, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Place Paris, Seine, France
People Savicki, Private Frank
Subjects Portrait photographs
Prisoners of war
World War I
Search Terms US Army Signal Corps, AEF
3rd Division
Print size 21.5 x 16.5 cm