Snapshots 2020 No. 1

Military Trader Magazine helping to preserve history though military period photos
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Private James F. Callahan, Co. F, 17th Evacuation Hospital, Siberian Expeditionary Force posed wearing his 1907 pattern cap backwards as was often suggested by photographers.

Private James F. Callahan, Co. F, 17th Evacuation Hospital, Siberian Expeditionary Force posed wearing his 1907 pattern cap backwards as was often suggested by photographers.

Miss Lucy Minnegerode of Fairfax, VA, Superintendent of the United States Public Health Nurse Corps. She had been a Chief Nurse of American Red Cross unit that was sent to Kiev, Russia, in 1915. When US entered the war, she was reassigned to France.

Miss Lucy Minnegerode of Fairfax, VA, Superintendent of the United States Public Health Nurse Corps. She had been a Chief Nurse of American Red Cross unit that was sent to Kiev, Russia, in 1915. When US entered the war, she was reassigned to France.

The WWI German NCO is wearing a “Fahnentraeger” insignia on his sleeve and a marksman lanyard on attached to his shoulder.

The WWI German NCO is wearing a “Fahnentraeger” insignia on his sleeve and a marksman lanyard on attached to his shoulder.

Captain Edward McCauley Jr. commanded the USS George Washington during WWI. The George Washington delivered 48,000 passengers to France and returned 34,000 to the United States after the Armistice. She also carried U.S. President Woodrow Wilson to France twice for the Paris Peace Conference.

Captain Edward McCauley Jr. commanded the USS George Washington during WWI. The George Washington delivered 48,000 passengers to France and returned 34,000 to the United States after the Armistice. She also carried U.S. President Woodrow Wilson to France twice for the Paris Peace Conference.

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