Wonderful Bridge Building 1916

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Wonderful Bridge Building - of numerous bridges on the Meuse was one of the most important factors in saving Verdun.

Meuse River, France.

Some really nice shots of French soldiers working to construct a bridge from long poles. GV looking across water at bridge; with men putting in...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
71425
Sort Number:
ON 036 G
Time in/Out:
01:55:25:00 / 01:56:35:00
Canister:
ON 036 G
Film ID:
1860.49
Issue Date:
1916

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