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Oregon at War! American soldiers marching through gas shelled French town.
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Inflating a "French Sausage" observation balloon. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

Inflating a "French Sausage" observation balloon. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

 

Moving an observation balloon using tether lines. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

Moving an observation balloon using tether lines. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

 

An observation balloon ascends on a mission to assess enemy strengths and movements. Notice the grave markers in the foreground. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

An observation balloon ascends on a mission to assess enemy strengths and movements. Notice the grave markers in the foreground. (OSA, Oregon State Defense Council Records, World War I Photographs)

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