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British and French officers confer in the field. Below: British Army Commander-in-Chief, Sir Douglas Haig, chats with French officers upon leaving a conference while a curious crowd waits to have a look at him.

Below: General John J. Pershing, Commander of the American Expeditionary Force in France, seen in Paris on July 4, 1917, with Marshal Joffre and others during a ceremony honoring the American Independence holiday. Pershing also visited the tomb of Lafayette, who had aided America during the Revolutionary War, to symbolize the long-standing alliance between France and America.

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