Machine Gunners at Pomme - St. Mihiel Salient


A charcoal and watercolor drawing on paper of a German soldier surrendering at Pomme in the St. Mihiel Salient in France. The German soldier is standing at right with his arms raised in surrender. He is wearing an olive drab coat and gray pants and has a bag and cannister srapped across his chest. Another German soldier, apparently dead, is lying on the ground at his feet. Next to the dead soldier is a machine gun ammunition belt. A third dead soldier is visible behind the surrendering soldier. The soldiers are situated in a pile of rubble from a collapsed wall behind them. A village, presumably Pomme, can be seen in the distance at left. Beneath the drawing at left is written in pencil by the artist "We found some machine gunners / at Pomme - St. Mihiel Salient"

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: Dunn, Harvey ThomasArtist: Dunn, Harvey Thomas

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: FranceDepicted: France: Grand Est, D├ępartement de la Meuse

Related Event: World War I


See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Art


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Credit Line: Mrs. Harvey Dunn

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.67522MCatalog Number: 67522MAccession Number: 229290

Object Name: Drawing

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)watercolor (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 25 1/8 in x 32 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 63.8175 cm x 81.5975 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_447421

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