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Postcard From Germany During World War I, 1919 July 9

 Item
Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00002

Overview

The front of the postcard shows a three-story building and a wagon. Two women are looking out of second-story windows. The translation of the German handwritten on the back of the postcard: ''To Mr. Sidney Israelski, For the pleasant memory of Germany on the banks of the beautiful Rhine, a dear enemy dedicates this picture to you. Your quarters where daily you came in and out on a daily basis from December 14, 1918 until July 13, 1919. Pfaffendorf near Coblenz on the Rhine on July, 9, 1919, Elise Härter.'' Sidney Israelski was in the 1st Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit 2, 3rd Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces and the unit and was billeted in Pfaffendorf, Germany until July 1919.

Dates

  • 1919 July 9

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series includes documents and photographs of Sidney Israelski and the First Artillery Park (a World War I truck unit).

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 3.5 x 5.5 inches black and white

Provenance

Donated by Jay E. Lutz, a great-nephew of Sidney Israelski.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Handwriting on back in German.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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