willysmb42 Posted 7 January , 2012 Share Posted 7 January , 2012 I have hovered in the background for a while but this is my first post. I recently purchased some (about 250) photographs/postcards from the First world war at a car boot sale. I was unable to get any information about them at the time from the vendor. Looking through them they are mainly from 2 different locations about 100 from Serbia and about 150 from the Alsace. This enquiry is about the pictures from the Alsace. Most of the pictures seem to relate to the 110 Landwehr Infanterie Regiment and I was wondering if anybody has any information they can share as I can find very little information on the Web. A book was written about them and published in 1936 by Ernst Von Walthausen . Copies are in 2 libraries in Germany and 2 in America and 1 in Australia but I have not worked out how to get a copy yet and they are all in German anyway.(Unfortunately I don't speak German !) I found one reference to them as a third rate regiment so I am not expecting to find any heroic stories but the photographs I have are a good mixture of Frontline and rearquarters pictures and many have names written on the back. The following towns are shown and mentioned in captions on the back; Heimersdorf Carspach Altkirch Moos Villa Jourdin (http://www.altkirch-...villa-jourdain/) They are also mentioned here on this interesting site, about halfway down. http://pierreswester.../?id=490357&r=1 Over the next year or 18 months I would like to take a trip out to the Alsace and maybe take some pictures to go with mine. Anyway, that is what I have so anymore information from anybody else would be great. I can post some more pictures if anybody is interested. Roger Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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