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Distant view of Montfaucon, France
Distant view of Montfaucon, France
TitleDistant view of Montfaucon, France
Date of Original1918?
DescriptionThe city of Monfaucon France is visible in the distance. War damage to the landscape is visible in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)War damage
Trees
Dirt roads
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1914-1918
LocationMontfaucon (Meuse, France)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number10895-1-3-05
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"In the distance in [is] Montfaucon. It took two days and nights of hard fighting to take this place. I viewed it from the point this picture was taken a number of times while we were forcing the Germans out."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
Biography/HistoryMontfaucon was a town in the midst of the battle of the Meuse-Argonne in World War I.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionHoward R. Huston Papers, Mss 10895
Collection Finding AidConsult http://www.history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/10895.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10895-1-3-05)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh108951305
OCLC number77210679
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