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William L. Clements Library pres.

"Over There" With the American Expeditionary Forces in France During the Great War

Singing at Base Hospital #29, London, England, 1918. World War I Surgeon's Album. Graphics Division. Singing at Base Hospital #29, London, England, 1918. World War I Surgeon's Album. Graphics Division.
Singing at Base Hospital #29, London, England, 1918. World War I Surgeon's Album. Graphics Division.
This exhibit, featuring collections preserved at the Clements, highlights the first-hand accounts of American soldiers serving in the Great War in 1917-18. Through their handwritten letters, death reports, postcards, photographs, and objects, glimpse the day-to-day lives, longings, and horrific realities of war they experienced while fighting “Over There” on the Western Front. This project aligns with the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that brought their fighting to an end on November 11, 1918.
Singing at Base Hospital #29, London, England, 1918. World War I Surgeon's Album. Graphics Division. Singing at Base Hospital #29, London, England, 1918. World War I Surgeon's Album. Graphics Division.
Singing at Base Hospital #29, London, England, 1918. World War I Surgeon's Album. Graphics Division.
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