Seeing and Remembering World War One

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Martin Munkácsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.713)

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Martin Munkácsi, [Car offering battlefield tours, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.2450)

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Martin Munkácsi, [Tourist buses and automobiles outside St. Martin’s Cathedral, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.709)

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Martin Munkácsi, [Tour buses to World War I battle sights, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.705)

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Martin Munkácsi, [Group looking at World War I tank, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.710)

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Martin Munkácsi, [Memorial to fallen World War I soldiers, Ypres, Belgium] ca. 1929 (2007.110.708)

The above photos, made about ten years after the end of World War One, show civilians seeking tours of battle sights, honoring and paying tribute to dead soldiers, and the rebuilding taking place in Belgium.

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