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These photographs were taken near where the well known 'Crossing of the Meuse' took place on the night of November 10th, 1918. ed.

Train station at Letanne, France The Letanne-Beaumont train station, which is just a short walk to the river. The maps carried this is an historic/tourist railway and there was evidence that the tracks were used, but I didn't see any evidence anywhere of any trains.
Letanne, France Letanne at night
Church at Letanne, France Church at Letanne
Meuse River at Letanne, France. Fog rising in the fields beyond the Meuse River near Letanne. This is looking east toward where the German lines would have been. You can see the moon starting to rise and reflected in the water.
Train tracks at Letanne, France. Looking south along the railway from Letanne.
Mouzon, France Mouzon, France
Church at Villemontry, France Church at Villemontry, France
River view at Villemontry, France River view at Villemontry, France
Street scene at Villemontry, France Street scene at Villemontry, France
Street scene at Villemontry, France Street scene at Villemontry, France
Meuse River near Villemontry, France where the Nov. 10-11 crossing took place. Meuse River near Villemontry, France where the Nov. 10-11 crossing took place.
 
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