Photo #: NH 104973
U.S. Military Facility, probably at Brest, France
Photographed from the walls of an old fortification, circa June 1919. The buildings in the left background are the same as those seen in Photo # NH 104972, identified there as the Chateau Barracks at Brest.
Panoramic photograph by Thompson Illustragraph Company, Petersburg, Virginia.
Note the automobiles in the left center foreground, most of them torn down for maintenance, trucks parked at left and sailors standing in formation in the left center distance.
Donation of Georgia Adams Grann and Caryl L. Adams, 2005. The original print came from the collection of their father, George W. Adams, who enlisted in the Navy in 1908.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 16 September 2007