July 9, 2008
By U.S. Army Military History Institute
A close-up of the workers on the bridge across the Aire river, which is being built by French and American Engineers. Boureuilles, Meuse, France. Oct. 25th, 1918.
Body wrapped in blanket before being placed in coffin in France.
802nd Pioneer Infantry breaks stone to build roads so that guns can be brought up to be placed in position. Cheppy Meuse, France. Oct. 12, 1918
Dining car chefs aboard hospital train No. 54. Horreville, France. April 26, 1918.
German Dummy Tank made of wood. The Germans employed these tanks as Camouflage. Several were shipped by the 805th Pioneer Infantry from Dun-Sur-Meuse, France. April 6, 1919.
Labor Battalion entering pier ready to board the transport. Sept. 1, 1918.
Cpl. Frank Sandis of 315th Pioneer Infantry putting a little American 'pep' into a Frenchman's drum. Glorieux, Meuse, France. Jan. 4, 1919.
Cpl. Sampson G. Morse of Company G, 808th Pioneers, taking a nap on a pile of shells. Between Esnes and Montzeville, Meuse, France. Oct. 12, 1918.
One reason why the men were glad to get back. 93rd Division.
American engineers pull down battered walls of a building and use the rubbish to mend the roads that traverse the old trenches in the captured salient. Sept. 14, 1918.
A Soldier holding a bouquet at Reuilly Baracks, France.
Singing 'Waiting at the Station'til the Train Comes Along,' a favorite. Gievres, Nievre, France. Dec. 2nd, 1918.
Testing masks, inspection by gas. 366th Infantry, 3rd Battalion in France.
View of the winning Team: 809th Pioneer Infantry. Savenay, Loire Inferieure, France. May 23, 1919.
809th Regiment Pioneer Infantry at Camp St. Luce with their band. Nantes, Loire-Inferieure, France. November 3, 1918.