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Title
One of the two million British sacrificed to the "wrath red forge of war"
Contributor
[none noted]
Publication Information
Underwood & Underwood
Los Angeles: Occidental College Library, 2008
Contributing Institution
Occidental College Library
Collection
Occidental College Stereographs
Rights Information
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Description
This close-up black and white image depicts the skeleton of a British soldier lying near a patch of grass with his clothing, helmet and rifle. This close-up black and white image depicts the skeleton of a British soldier lying near a patch of grass with his clothing, helmet and rifle.
This image includes a rubber hose and filter from the type of gas mask used in WWI. WWI was the first conflict in which chemical warfare was used, and the necessity for using such masks in combat arose.
Type
image
Format
[none noted]
image/jpeg
Extent
18 x 9 cm.
Identifier
14345
sckla0085
http://callimachus.org/cdm/ref/collection/p131301coll1/id/20
Language
English
Subject
World War--1914-1918
Skeletons
Dead persons
Death
War casualties
Skeletons, Corpse, Death
Place
London, New York, Ottowa, Arlington
Source
Occidental College Library.
Relation
Special Collections. Charles D. Klamm Stereograph Collection. (sckla)

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