War Damage to International Harvester's Nancy Branch House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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War Damage to International Harvester's Nancy Branch House

War Damage to International Harvester's Nancy Branch House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Damaged interior of an International Harvester warehouse attached to the company's branch house at Nancy, France. Nazi Luftwaffe aircraft wings and tailfins are visible among the rubble. Total estimate for damage done to warehouse was 1,450,187.50 francs. Original report reads: "The property was occupied by German armed forces. Before leaving Nancy they blew up the airplanes which they had sheltered in the warehouse at the same time damaging the roof, sides, etc., of the building."
DESCRIPTION
Damaged interior of an International Harvester warehouse attached to the company's branch house at Nancy, France. Nazi Luftwaffe aircraft wings and tailfins are visible among the rubble. Total estimate for damage done to warehouse was 1,450,187.50 francs. Original report reads: "The property was occupied by German armed forces. Before leaving Nancy they blew up the airplanes which they had sheltered in the warehouse at the same time damaging the roof, sides, etc., of the building."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24136
Creation Date: 1946
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
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Collection Name:International Harvester Company : International Harvester Company corporate archives central file (documented series), 1819-1998
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, box 635, #5479
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Ceilings
Warehouses
Agricultural machinery industry
Airplane, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Indoor photography

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