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La journée du Poilu. 25-26 décembre 1915.  Avec vous et par vous, nous jurons de sauver la France. Léon Gambetta

La journée du Poilu. 25-26 décembre 1915. Avec vous et par vous, nous jurons de sauver la France. Léon Gambetta

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Two French soldiers, one sitting down and going through a small box of supplies sent from home. Léon Gambetta (1838-1882) was one of the founders of the Third Republic and was regarded as one of the heroes of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. He became premier of France for a short while in 1881.
Translation of title: Poilu's Day December 25-26, 1915. With you and by you we will vow to save France. Léon Gambetta.
Signed: L. Jonas.
Promotional goal: Fr. H59. 1915.
Item is no. 111 in a printed checklist available in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Reading Room.
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01/01/1915
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Jonas, Lucien, 1880-1947, artist
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