World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front
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Scope and Contents Scrapbook belonged to Paul Pommer, a resident of Hesse, Germany, and documents his time as a German soldier in the first World War. Pommer received troop training in Darmstadt with the Reserve Infantry Regiment 118, 2nd Company, 7th platoon, advanced training at Camp Wegscheide in Bad Orb, mobilized to Friedberg, spent time in France or Belgium, then joined the spring offensive where he was wounded on March 28, 1918. First in "kriegslazarett" or battlefield hospital in Brussels, then moved to a...
Scope and Contents Album contains the personal photographs of an unknown German soldier in WWI on the Western front, mostly likely in France or Belgium. The subjects of the images are varied, including: aerial images of the front lines from an observation plane; observation plane with pilot and observer; battlefields and trenches; no man’s land; bombed-out buildings, churches, towns, and railroad tracks; French prisoners of war and captured weapons; observation balloons; German hospital staff; and German soldiers...