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Keystone View Company "Mur Tschoffen" Wall in Dinant before which Germans Shot Many Loyal Belgians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.012 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Dinant, Belgium Type: Stereocard Date: 1914 Pagination: Stereocard; 8.5 x 17.75cm

Summary of Content: A Belgian family stand in front of the memorial at the wall at Dinant where invading German soldiers executed a number of Belgian citizens after the invasion in August 1914.

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

Subjects: World War IEuropeMassacreMilitary OccupationBelgium

Sub Era: World War I

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