World War I Destruction Photographs


Buildings in Reims, France with only partial walls standing and crumbling ruins.

The city of Reims, France lies in ruins from artillery shells. (OSA, Oregon State Defense council Records, World War I Photographs)


 
Village houses in ruins with rubble strewn in the street.

The French village of Roye devastated by the war. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)


 
Looking into a ruined chruch with a carving of Jesus askew on the back wall.

A church destroyed by German shells. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

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