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The 4th Brigade in the vicinity of Sommedieue, France 1918.


6th Marines at Sommedieue, France Bomb-proof dugouts at Sommedieue used as headquarters of the Sixth Regiment of Marines, April 30, 1918.
Fifth Marines passing through Sommedieue on the way from the trenches. "Where you been, Sarge, up front?" genially asked an M. P. of a first sergeant returning with a column like this. "Yes," was the dry answer. "Where you been? Right here?" . Fifth Marines passing through Sommedieue on the way from the trenches.
Dispatch rider leaving headquarters of Sixth Marine Regiment. Sommedieue, April 30, 1918. Dispatch rider leaving headquarters of Sixth Marine Regiment. Sommedieue, April 30, 1918.
A member of the Fifth Regiment of Marines meditating before a Calvaire near Sommedieue, May 13, 1918 A member of the Fifth Regiment of Marines meditating before a "Calvaire" near Sommedieue, May 13, 1918.
Maj. Gen. Omar Bundy, Commanding General, 2nd Div., and Col. Albertus W. Catlin, 6th Regt. Marines. Maj. Gen. Omar Bundy, Commanding General, 2nd Div., and Col. Albertus W. Catlin, 6th Regt. Marines, at the front near Sommedieue, April 30, 1918. On Aug. 4, 1917, the President had directed the organization of the 6th Regt. Col. Catlin, with his staff, arrived in France, Nov. 1, 1917. The last element arrived at St. Nazaire, Feb. 6, 1918. Training was begun In the Bourmont area. The 4th Brig. organization, including the 6th Regt ., was perfected Feb. 10. 1918.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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