November 1925 - Damascus, Syria - This photo shows a French barricade in the ruined city of Damascus which was shelled by the French under General Sarrail. The barricade was erected to save the ... more 
November 1925 - Damascus, Syria - This photo shows a French barricade in the ruined city of Damascus which was shelled by the French under General Sarrail. The barricade was erected to save the Christian quarter of the city and the photo was taken near the American Consulate. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS less 
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