Original Vintage French Air Service WWI Aerial Photograph, Area of Bois d'Haumont, SAL 56 - 1918


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Sepia tone 7 x 9" with text in the negative identifying the aviation unit as French Air Service SAL 56, area of Bois d' Haumont and also showing Vers Crepion, dated 9/10/1918. (Authors Davilla and Soltan in their French Aircraft of the First World War state: "SAL 56 was assigned to the 17th C.A.; based in the Douaumont sector, it participated in the pursuit of the retreating Germans during the French offensives of 1918.) Very good vintage condition.