Lot 989

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Good lot of 24 World War I-era postcards, each approx. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2", color and b/w, depicting groups of German soldiers in France, burning and destroyed buildings, an enormous shell explosion, wrecked aircraft, burst artillery pieces, a destroyed British tank , groups of soldiers returning home after the armistice, and two colorized images of plump and jolly German soldiers enjoying fine food and cigars. Additional images include wreckage of a German "Gotha" bomber and the "Big Bertha" artillery piece; dead German soldiers at the Somme, Oise, and Saisson; French soldiers training Red Cross dogs; an American messenger pigeon handler; and American soldiers playing craps. The postcards bear some bumping at the edges and some soiling, else very good overall. 24 pieces.

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September 14, 2017 11:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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