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1920 Rotogravure WWI Military Training Grenades Rifle Whippets Artillery WAR1

1920 Rotogravure WWI Military Training Grenades Rifle Whippets Artillery WAR1

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This is an original 1920 World War I sepia rotogravure of French soldiers instructing U. S. Marines on the rifle range, the men of the 42nd Division in protective gas masks while hurling bombs, as well as a squadron of whippets at the Gondrecourt School. Another image shows the "Hawkeyes" of the 168th Infantry (formerly the Iowa National Guard) marching through Rolampont. The final images shows the "Leathernecks" of the 95th Company, Marines, at Sommedieue as they watch the French military march past.

CONDITION

This 91+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light foxing and aging. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 8.5 inches; 27 x 22 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Weaponry, Wartime, Trench Warfare, Field Firing, Poilus, Weapons, Artillery, Firearms, Guns, Military Tankers, Military Tanks, Marksmen, Marksman, Target Practice, Shooting Range

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