French refugees in the north, 1918

Photograph

Description

English

German atrocities committed in Belgium in August 1914 fuelled a great fear among French people. At the end of the Spring Offensive in 1918, the German army was again at the gates of Paris. Ahead of it came a stream of French and Belgium refugees displaced by the fighting.

French

Les exactions commises par l’armée allemande à l’encontre de la population civile belge en août 1914 alimentent la peur de l’envahisseur. Au terme de l’offensive du printemps 1918, l’armée allemande parvient une nouvelle fois aux portes de Paris et poussent devant elle un flot de réfugiés français et belges.

Full title
French refugees in the north
Created
April, 1918
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Photograph
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France
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