varennes en argonne

An American official photographer of the US Signal Corps and his assistant carry out reconnaissance photography under cover of a deep river bank by the River Aire on the Western Front, 6 November 1918. La Forge Ferme, 3 kilometres north of Varennes-en-Argonne, Meuse.They are using a glass plate camera mounted on a tripod to photograph the German lines.
IWM (Q 113418)