Soissons Front Casualties- 1910s Antique Photograph- WWI Battlefield- Trench Warfare- Eyewitness History- RPPC- July 1918
(5 1/2 x 3 1/2 In) This is an original antique real photo postcard from the 1910s. It shows a harrowing scene from the "Soissons Front", fallen WWI soldiers laying dead in the battered trenches. "This is some of the ground that the ____ ____ advance over July 1918- they where some very hard fighting. Bill" reads the note written on the back.
The Battle of Soissons was a battle during World War I, waged from 18–22 July 1918, between the French (with American assistance) and German armies. The Allies suffered 107,000 casualties (95,000 French and 12,000 American), while the Germans suffered 168,000 casualties.bThe battle ended with the French recapturing most of the ground lost to the German Spring Offensive in May 1918.
The photo is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.
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