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World War I, Wwi, Germany, War, Soldiers, World War One, Deutsch

Letter on reverse dated 17.1.15 and addressed to a Herrn resident in Frankfurt am Main. Cancellation stamp from 2. Garde Inf. Div. on top of a partially legible stamp from Königin Elisabeth Garde-Grenadier-Regiment Nr.3.  A capable looking unteroffizier armed with a Gew 98 rifle and an intimidating moustache.  Alb. XI

Letter on reverse dated 17.1.15 and addressed to a Herrn resident in Frankfurt am Main. Cancellation stamp from 2. Garde Inf. Div. on top of a partially legible stamp from Königin Elisabeth Garde-Grenadier-Regiment Nr.3. A capable looking unteroffizier armed with a Gew 98 rifle and an intimidating moustache. Alb. XI

Foto I.Weltkrieg Soldat feldgrau mit Rucksack und Decken

Foto I.Weltkrieg Soldat feldgrau mit Rucksack und Decken

"Stirnpanzer" - A German soldier with a saw tooth bayonet stands in a dugout wearing his brow plate slid down to his neck. Presumably, this would allow him to keep the weight off his head until he raised it to place it over his helmet lugs.

Grenades, Alsace, German Uniforms, German Army, Trench, Wwi, World War, Pomegranates

"Der Stoßtrupp der 11/55" / "Unternehmen Wangenheim" Photographic card, divided reverse. Letter generously translated by xiphophilos. "The raiding party of the 11. company/Infantry Regiment Nr. 55 with the company leader, Lieutenant Bracksiek (middle), 1 Vize-Feldwebel, 2 sergeants, 13 men, who on 18 March 1917, 4:20 P.M., won new fame for the 11th/55. After brief artillery preparation, the raiding party rushed forward into the French trench and returned after 4 minutes with a second…

"Der Stoßtrupp der 11/55" / "Unternehmen Wangenheim" Photographic card, divided reverse. Letter generously translated by xiphophilos. "The raiding party of the 11. company/Infantry Regiment Nr. 55 with the company leader, Lieutenant Bracksiek (middle), 1 Vize-Feldwebel, 2 sergeants, 13 men, who on 18 March 1917, 4:20 P.M., won new fame for the 11th/55. After brief artillery preparation, the raiding party rushed forward into the French trench and returned after 4 minutes with a second…

German entrenchment 8 meters from the front

German entrenchment 8 meters from the front

Two Imperial German soldiers, World War 1.

Two Imperial German soldiers, World War 1.