American troops marching through French village of Trilport (Seine & Marne region), all wearing gas masks.
Written in pencil on back:
Note that I am selling another photo printed from the same negative, that has no location identified. This other photo is less exposed.
Stamped in purple on back, smudged, but it would say ‘SECTION PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DE L’ARMÉE’ and ‘REPRODUCTION INTERDITE Chef de la Section Photographique de l’Armée’ i.e. Official French Army photo, copying forbidden.
Trilport is ~5 km east of Meaux.
Paper is 'warped'.
18 x 12.5 cm / 7-1/8” x 5“.
In 1918 Trilport was the HQ of the French Sixth Army.
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