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Online Library of Selected Images -- Photo Albums --
(Naval History and Heritage Command Photographic Lot # S-589)

USS Philippines (ID # 1677) Collection, Pages 21-32

This page provides textual descriptions and thumbnails, plus links to larger images, of the covers and pages 21 through 32 of the album portion of the USS Philippines (ID # 1677) Collection.

For introductory information on this collection, see:

  • USS Philippines (ID # 1677) Collection -- General Description.

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    Left: S-589, Page 21 -- Aerial photograph of the city of Arras, circa 1918, showing destruction from World War I combat.

    Right: S-589, Page 22 -- French Gendarmes guard the river front as a small steamer carries President Woodrow Wilson from the Brest dockyard to USS George Washington (ID # 3018), for passage home to the United States following the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, 29 June 1919
    Note: For an individual greyscale reproduction of an identical image (originally in Lot S-589-A), see Photo # NH 107093.



    Left: S-589, Page 23 -- Wreck of the German airship LZ-96 after it was forced down near Bourbonne-les-Bains, France on 20 October 1917..

    Right: S-589, Page 24 -- Shipping in Brest Harbor, France, 1919. The ship in the center foreground is USS Freedom (ID # 3024).
    Note: For an individual greyscale reproduction of this image, see Photo # NH 107092.



    Left: S-589, Page 25 -- Aerial photograph of St. Quentin, on the Somme River, France. The The city was badly damaged during World War I.

    Right: S-589, Page 26 -- German Field Marshall Paul von Hindenburg standing by a sentry post during the First World War.



    Left: S-589, Page 27 -- Kaiser Wilhelm II (center) and Crown Prince Wilhelm (left center) reviewing German troops in 1917.

    Right: S-589, Page 28 -- Aerial photograph of the town of Clermont-en-Argonne, showing destruction resulting from World War I fighting.



    Left: S-589, Page 29 -- Aerial photograph of a World War I attack in Argonne, France.

    Right: S-589, Page 30 -- World War I aerial photograph of Albert, France, with the war damaged Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebières in the foreground.



    S-589, Pages 31 and 32 -- The photographs originally on these pages had been removed when this album was obtained. Remaining text indicates that the subjects were friends and/or family of the album's original owner.




  • To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.

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