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J. R. Graham
Tar-Heel War Record (In the Great World War).
Charlotte, N.C.: World War Publishing Co., [1921].

A German observation post in the Argonne, camouflaged among the trees on top of a high hill. Notice the camouflaged fox hole at the foot of the trees where the observer slept. A metal plate at this post with arrows pointing to the nearby towns and giving their distance, shows the thoroughness of the Germans.

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Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918--Military facilities--German--France.
  • Surveillance--France--1910-1920.