National Geographic : 1929 Nov
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1I 'LA,-1 Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY'S MEMORIAL AT THE SCENE OP AMERICA'S FIRST VICTORY IN THE WORLD WAR In memory of our participation in the great conflict, The Society's membership erected at Cantigny a beautiful fountain and presented the rebuilt town with a complete water-supply system. The presentation was made on Bastille Day (July 14), in 1923. Photograph by Holmes from Galloway VERDUN KNOWS NO MORE TRAGIC SPOT THAN THE TRENCH OF THE BAYONETS This concrete structure forever preserves the celebrated place where a detachment of French soldiers was buried alive by an exploding shell (see text, page 522, and Color Plate IV). 548 -X'