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Catalog Number 1976.227.281
Object Name Print, Photographic
Accession number 1976.227
Description Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #

From the Catalogue of Official A.E.F. Photographs taken by the Signal Corps: "The burning of Thiacourt on the afternoon of September 12, 1918. The fire was started by a German 6.2 shell. This town is now under constant bombardment. One night the Germans dropped five gas shells per minute for over two hours. Thiacourt, Meurthe et Moselle, France. September 21, 1918.

Date September 21, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Place Thiacourt, Meurthe et Moselle, France
Subjects World War I
Gas warfare
Fire
Cities & towns
Bombardment
Search Terms US Army Signal Corps, AEF
Print size 16.5 x 21.5 cm