Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Scope and Contents World War I era photographs, most likely belonging to Ludwig Koch, whose card is pasted to the last page and reads, "Ludwig Koch, Secondlieutenant, im K. 3., Feld-Artillerie Regiment, Königin Mutter." The subjects of the images are varied, including: young men in uniform; captured artillery; German soldiers in France; group portraits of sailors, officers, nurses, and convalescing soldiers; infantry units; family or friends in civilian clothing; military cemeteries; training exercises; and...
Dates: approximately 1911-1918
Abstract Nazi-period German serials, photos and ephemera, as well as American and some North African serials, as well as ephemera. This collection also contains books (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through the WMU Libraries catalog: Library Search).
Dates: 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010