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Enlisted men of the 31st Aero Squadron. The standing soldier with an ink line near his head is named on the reverse as "Jim Gallagher". All of the men are wearing non-regulation short overcoats.

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Doughboys, recently returned from France, are about to enter a stateside delousing facility. The date is probably some time in 1919.

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More great images, Salvage Sailor. Thank you.

 

Men of the 49th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Looks like they might be in Cuba, 1898.

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A good shot of one of the three specifications (1907, 1909 & 1912) of Army overcoats with turnback cuffs that were in service between 1907 and 1913.

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Here's another photo of AEF Doughboys in German captivity. Typed on the reverse of this RPPC, which is printed on German postcard stock, is:

 

"American prisoners being brought in to the Prison Camp and being turned over to a German Officer."

 

 

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It's hard to be sure, but it looks as if these POWs are wearing first pattern overseas caps. If so, they were likely captured before June of 1918.

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A trio of 2nd Division 17th Field Artillery Regiment soldiers. One of whom is also wearing, what looks like a Liberty Loan 3rd Army patch in addition to his 17th Field Artillery insignia.

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The reverse of the German postcard stock 17th Field Artillery image is inscribed with three names and one address, presumably, these are the names, and one address, of the three men.

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Officers of the 370th Infantry Regiment wearing their Croix de Guerre medals, from the National Archives.

 

Left to Right, Rear Row: 1st Lt. Robert P. Hurd, Co. B; Lt. Col. Otis B. Duncan, 3rd Bn CO; Maj. James R. White, MD; Capt. William B. Crawford, Co. L; 1st Lt. William J. Warfield, DSC*, HQ Co. 3rd Bn; Capt. Rufus B. Jackson, Reg. HQ Co.**

Left to Right, Front Row: Capt. George M. Allen, Co. F; 1st Lt. Osceola A Browning, Co. M; Capt. Devere J. Warner, HQ Co.; 1st Lt. Roy B. Tisdell, Co. C; Capt. James H. Smith, Co. C

 

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*=The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to William J. Warfield, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Ferme-de-la-Riviere, France, September 28, 1918. Although separated with his platoon from the company, First Lieutenant Warfield continued to lead a stubborn resistance against enemy machine-gun nests, successfully capturing a gun and killing the crew. After having been severely wounded, he still continued in command, refusing relief until his objective was reached.

**: "The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Rufus B. Jackson, Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Farm La Folie, France, September 28, 1918. Having been ordered to use his Stokes mortars in wiping out machine-gun nests, which had been resisting the advance of his company, Lieutenant Jackson made a personal reconnaissance by crawling to the enemy's lines to locate the nests. Accomplishing his purpose, he returned and directed the fire, silencing the guns."

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Some images from the WVU archives.

 

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Sergeant Major Harry Clayton, 349th Machine Gun Battalion, 92nd Division

 

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Lt. Jason C. Easton, GHQ staff.  He was a Sergeant in the 77th Division before commissioning.

 

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Lt. Easton again.

 

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A neat one I thought, a battalion of the 1st West Virginia Volunteer Infantry in greatcoats while at Camp Poland, Knoxville, TN waiting for transport to Columbus, GA in early 1899.

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