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Catalog Number 2007.45.1
Object Name Print, Photographic
Accession number 2007.45
Description Black and white photograph. Signal Corps # 44080.

Typed on a white strip on the back of the photograph: "PANORAMA FROM BROW OF HILL IN EDGE OF BOIS DE LA GRANDE MONTAGNE (MP. CO-ORD. 327.4-283.0 BRANDEVILLE) ABOUT 2 KILOMETERS WEST OF WAYILLE, MEUSE, LOOKING EASTNORTH-EAST (AZIMUTH 70DEGREES) TOWARD THE VILLAGE OF ETRAYE, WHICH IS DIMLY VISIBLE BEYOND FOOT OF SLOPE TO THE LEFT. IN THE CENTER ABANDONED BUILDINGS OF GERMAN ENCAMPMENT CAPTURED NOV. 8, 1918, BY 2ND. COLONIAL FRENCH CORPS AND 79TH DIV. 3RD. ARMY CORPS 1ST. ARMY. U.S. ARMY, DURING FINAL PHASE ARGONNE-MEUSE OFFENSIVE. WAYILLE, FRANCE. DEC. 1918."

From the service of 2nd Lt. John H. Engel, U.S. Army Signal Corps, AEF.
Date December 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Place Bois de la Grande Montagne
Event Meuse-Argonne Offensive
Subjects Landscape photographs
World War I
Search Terms US Army Signal Corps, AEF
Print size 16.5 x 21.5 cm