Departure of "Landsturm" (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1910

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Departure of "Landsturm"

[between ca. 1914 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photograph shows women and a band standing outside railroad cars filled with German soldiers. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

World War, 1914-1918.

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 3452-14a


Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
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    • 22/Jul/2012 01:52:21

    According to "German-speaking countries used the word Landsturm to refer to third-class infantry or militias." and says "Landsturm, a uniformed reserve set up in the German Empire in time of war consisting of former reservists aged 40 to 44, and of all citizens between 18 and 44 who had not been called up for normal service. This Landsturm was established by a law passed in 1888 and ceased in 1919."

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    • 22/Jul/2012 05:52:46

    Would you mind adding this and related pics to the Great War 1914-1918 group (

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    • 11/Nov/2012 16:08:22


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    • 08/Apr/2014 15:49:28

    For other photos of relevant coaches from Germany in the Clerestory Group click here.... . .