Echoes of the battlefield

Echoes of the battlefield
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Title: Echoes of the battlefield

Seven soldiers firing off salute before dignitaries in reviewing stand and assembled crowd at Grand Army Plaza; high-rise apartment building in left background. Caption on verso: "Echoes of the Battlefield: Rifle honors for the American dead who fell in combat were fired before reviewing stand by a squad from the 13th Infantry, State Guard. Salvo marked closing of Brooklyn's biggest Memorial Day observance."

Date: 1946
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Grand Army Plaza (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: May 31, 1946; "Eagle Staff photo."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Holidays
Subject: Memorial Day
Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes
Shooting, Military
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: HOLI 0444