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75mm American, gun

75mm American, gun
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This is a 75mm American gun which was photographed by Captain Hughes while with the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Aeroplanes - Le Valdahon, France

Aeroplanes - Le Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
During his tour with the Army of Occupation, Captain Hughes photographed these biplanes (aeroplanes). James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Aviation Field, Le Valdabon; Lewis just going up. Schmidt in rubber boots, France

Aviation Field, Le Valdabon; Lewis just going up. Schmidt in rubber boots, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
While in France with the Army of Occupation, Captain Hughes had the opportunity to visit an Aviation Field. He has identified Lewis de Mayer who is in the biplane preparing to go for a flight. Another person Hughes identified is a soldier named Schmidt (in rubber boots) standing by Captain James Hughes. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Hu just come down; Aviation Field, Le Valdahon, France

Hu just come down; Aviation Field, Le Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
Captain Hughes just returning from a flight with an unnamed pilot at the Aviation Field, Le Valdahon, France. This photo was taken when Hughes was participating in the Army of Occupation in 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Le Valdahon, Aeroplanes - taking off, France

Le Valdahon, Aeroplanes - taking off, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
An unknown soldier watches an American plane on the runway in Le Valdahon, France. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Le Valdahon, Aeroplanes - taking off, France

Le Valdahon, Aeroplanes - taking off, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
While in Le Valdahon, France, Hughes photographed aeroplanes taking off. The soldier in the foreground is unidentified. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Le Valdahon, DOG. Cart, France

Le Valdahon, DOG. Cart, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
Captain Hughes photograph this blurry picture of a woman and a cart pulled by a dog. Many people can be seen in the background. The photo was taken in Le Valdahon, France. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Le Valdahon, East from Mess, France

Le Valdahon, East from Mess, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
This photo taken during Hughes' period in the Army of Occupation shows the area east of the mess hall in Le Valdahon, France. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Le Valdahon, Traincars/France

Le Valdahon, Traincars/France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1919
These railroad cars at Le Valdahon, France were photographed by Captain Hughes during the travels with the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Review 142 FA, Le Valdabon, France/Belgium?

Review 142 FA, Le Valdabon, France/Belgium?
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Spring 1919
142nd Field Artillery conducting a review at Le Valdahon, France in the spring of 1919. The field gun is being pulled by a tract vehicle. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Review 142 FA, Le Valdabon, France/Belgium?

Review 142 FA, Le Valdabon, France/Belgium?
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Spring 1919
142nd Field Artillery conducting a review at Le Valdahon, France in the spring of 1919. Notice the people on the street and those looking out the windows to watch the vehicles passing by. There is even a soldier with a tuba in the lower right corner. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Review 142 FA, Le Valdabon, France/Belgium?

Review 142 FA, Le Valdabon, France/Belgium?
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: Spring 1919
The 142nd Field Artillery review in Le Valdahon, Franch. This tract vehicle is pulling a two wheeled trailer with soldiers sitting on it, followed by another two wheeled trailer with an artillery gun. The picture was taken in the Spring of 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Views from plane above range and Schl.; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France

Views from plane above range and Schl.; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
Captain Hughes took this photo of the range and buildings at the La Valdahon Aviation Field in France. Hughes was part of the Army of Occupation when this photo was taken in 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Views from plane above range and school; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France

Views from plane above range and school; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
Captain Hughes took this photo from an airplane during the Army of Occupation in 1919. He was flying over the Aviation Field and school at La Valdahon, France. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Views from plane above range and school; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France

Views from plane above range and school; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This aerial view of the land and airfield near La Valdahon, France was taken by Captain James Hughes. Hughes was a soldier, not a pilot, in the Army of Occupation, in 1919. He had, however, received a flight in one of the planes stationed at the La Valdahon Aviation School. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Views from plane above range and school; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France

Views from plane above range and school; Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This view from the airplane, in which Captain Hughes was a passenger, shows the range and school at the Aviation Field, La Valdahon, France. Hughes was there as part of the Army of Occupation in 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


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