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1997.002.5 No 4 – Carency (P.-de-C.) – Guerre 1914-1916. Dans les ruines sous lesquelles les cadavres allemands son nombreux

: 1997.002.5



: 1916--

: Jean Takkinen (Estate of Ed Vipond)

: D.A. Longuet

: 1910s, postcard, and World War I

: Carency (Pas-de-Calais)

1 b/w postcard (13.9 cm x 9.0 cm)

Postcard of ruined village of Carency, Pas-de-Calais, France, after its destruction by the Germans during World War I. Title translates as 'In the ruins underneath which the German corpses are many'. Photo by D.A. Longuet, Paris; postcard by Charles Ledieu, Arras. Inscription on rear from Fred Vipond of Nakusp, who fought here with the Canadian Corps: 'These are the sort of Villages we are capturing these days. The "heavie's"[sic] don't leave much standing. F.V.'

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