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Mémorial de la Guerre

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Title

Mémorial de la Guerre

Description

Warren Phillips was a teenager with a growing interest in journalism when the Second World War broke out, and he began to collect news items from a wide variety of publications. This volume, picked up from the French Consulate in Manhattan, was created by the French government to showcase the strength of its fortifications and preparedness of its troops. (Selections - full volume available from Queens College Archives)

Subject

France. Armée de terre
World War, 1939-1945--France--Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works

Creator

France. Section photographique et cinématographique de l'armée

Source

WarrenPhillipsPapers.Box16.Folder5

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

1940

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Language

French

Type

Text

Coverage

France
World War, 1939-1945

Text

Mémorial de la Guerre

Ces photographies representent en toute simplicite, des moments caracteristiques de la vie de nos soldats et de leurs chefs

Service Geographique de l'Armee

Memorial de la Guerre
Janvier 1940

Section Photographique et Cinematographique de l'Armee
35, Rue du Plateau, Paris

Les chefs.
Le General Gamelin
Commandant en chef les forces terrestres.
Le General Vicomte Gort
Chef d'Etat-Major General des forces britanniques.

Premiers jours de guerre : mobilisation des moyens de transport.

Un des mille convois qui, chaque jour, se dirigent vers le front.

Artillerie lourde sur voie ferree, Piece de 340.

Des officiers generaux britanniques visitent la ligne Maginot.

Reseau des rails antichars aux avancees de la ligne Maginot.

Un groupe de << Tommies >> qui ont le sourire.

Quelque part en France : la collaboration britannique.

Original Format

9.5 x 12 inches (241 x 305 mm)
Paper
Book

Citation

France. Section photographique et cinématographique de l'armée, “Mémorial de la Guerre,” Queens College Archives and Special Collections, accessed November 20, 2017, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/queenscollege/items/show/440.