Net and Burlap Tops Over Battery Position

Description:

Black and white photograph taken by the Signal Corps during World War I. A group of soldiers in a battery position. The soldiers' position is camouflaged with nets and burlap. The Signal Corps' emblem is visible in the bottom left-hand corner of the image. The photo is mounted on a board, with the title on the board below the photo.

The Photographic Section of the Signal Corps was established in July 1917. It was responsible for the US Army's official ground and aerial photography of World War I.

Date Made: ca 1917-1918

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Europe

Subject: WomenRelated Event: World War I

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See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Photography, Signal Corps

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.3101.28Nonaccession Number: 2013.3101Catalog Number: 2013.3101.28Maker Number: 17190

Object Name: photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)emulsion (overall material)cardboard (base material)paper (label material)Measurements: overall, photograph: 5 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 18.415 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-48df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1452060

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