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Keystone View Company Trenches of the Allies Among the Dunes and Brambles on the Coast of Flanders

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.009 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: s.l. Type: Stereocard Date: 1914-1918 Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 8.7 x 17.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Allied soldiers position their weapons while crouching behind a trench next to the coast of Belgium.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IEuropeBelgium

Sub Era: World War I

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