National Photography Month~ May 28

French WWI soldiers warm themselves around a fire behind the lines in Lorraine
by Harriet Chalmers Adams

1917 / Digital image found online / National Geographic Image Collection, DC

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[Harriet Chalmers Adams] traversed Asia and attended Haile Selassie’s coronation as emperor of Ethiopia. During World War I, she was the first female journalist allowed to photograph the French trenches, where she stayed for months.

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