Village of Exermont
The church near the center of the picture marks the location of
Exermont. The 35th Division was attempting to reach this village at
the time it was nearly destroyed near the Chaudron Farm Road by a
counter attack by the
German Army on September 29, 1918.
Squad of American soldiers listening to one of their comrades
playing the organ in the
half-wrecked old church in Exermont, in the Argonne, France on
October 11, 1918.
This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or
employee, taken or made during the course of the
person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government,
the image is in the public domain.