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North Carolina. Dept. of Public Instruction
North Carolina Day. Friday, November 11, 1921. Armistice Day. North Carolina in the World War.
Raleigh: State Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1921.

Entrance to the great St. Quentin tunnel on the Hindenburg Line. This tunnel runs for several miles underground. It was used as a German dugout to protect thousands of men from artillery fire. Our men of the 30th Division took this tunnel at the point of the bayonet.

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Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918--Trench warfare--France.
  • Tunnels--France.
  • Bunkers--France.