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The flower of the German army in the Brussels parade.

Image ID: 830815

The flower of the German army in the Brussels parade. (1914)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The flower of the German army in the Brussels parade.

Published Date

: 1914

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 31 x 23 cm. (12 1/4 x 9 in.)


: Printed on border: "The Kaiser's crack troops were sent to impress the people of Brussels. In this splendid photograph (from a private source in Brussels) a group of Hussar officers is seen in the Chaussée de Louvain studying Belgian papers and enjoying a brief rest before their rush through Belgium to attempt that crushing blow at France which was the keynote of German strategical theory for the first phase of the war."

Original Source

: From The Great War : the standard history of the all-Europe conflict : profusely illustrated. The Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1914) Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir (1871-1949), Editor. Wilson, Herbert Wrigley (1866-1940), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- Germany -- 1900s

Source Description

: 1 folder (40 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ARMY-Ger-190

Digital ID

: 830815

Record ID

: 697246

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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