Wednesday, May 28, 2014

7.7 cm FK 96 n.A.

Not much of it is visible but it looks like these soldiers are sitting on a 7.7 cm Feldkanone 96 neuer Art.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Ypres, 1916

A pair of Germans at Ypres with contrasting artillery shells. A 75mm French shell casing resting on top of a 15in English dud.

Friday, May 23, 2014

War Wedding!

A group with the happy couple. I strongly suspect that the bride and groom are both fellow soldiers with the 243rd Reserve Infantry Regiment.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Williams and Thompson in France



Unfortunately the card with the single Corporal is not marked so there is no telling with certainly who is Thompson and who is Williams.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Scher Studio


The soldier has the collar disc for the US National Army. That would date the photo from the end of 1917 to the beginning of 1918.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Cathedral of St. Quentin

Three German posing before the ruins of the Cathedral of St. Quentin. This would appear to be shortly after the cathedral caught fire in August 1917.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

French Administration Staff

With the wide variety of uniforms of this group this picture was most likely taken in 1915. The common element is the collar tab of the Administration Staff.

Monday, May 5, 2014

More French Engineers

Another picture of French Engineers, this time in their Horizon Blue uniforms. They are with the 42nd Regiment.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Fench Engineers


This group can be identified as engineers by insignia on their belt buckles. They also have the railroad specialty insignia on the right shoulder.