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Five uniformed soldiers posing with accordion

Date: 1916 - 1918 | Identifier: 1200-b1-fa-i11
Gelatin photograph of five uniformed soldiers posing in a wooded area. The seated soldier in front of the group is holding an accordion. This photograph was among fourteen gelatin photographs and four printed postcards that belonged to Emil Görling. Görling, a German solider during World War I, was a member of the Aufraumungs-Arbeit (literally translated as the “clean-up” crew) in the 3rd Landwehr Division of the Imperial German Army. Görling’s division participated in the 1918 German Spring Offensive in France. The recipient of the postcards was Ewald Görling who lived in Hamburg, Germany. Date approximated. more...