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1919 Excerpt: ...famous ride through Castillon? The population
celebrating the successes on the front? Hilton as Provost Sergeant?
When Lieutenants Gowdy and Bossart bade farewell to the Battery?
O'Grady? The druggist on the corner? Asking for a drink of water?
How Kurtz rid himself of the River Rat? How shocked we were when we
heard the truth about Evans and O'Bryan? G. H. Q. AMERICAN
EXPEDITIONARY FORCES. General Orders France, Nov. 15, 1918. No.
206. The following cabled communication from the Secretary of War
is published to the command: "The signing of the Armistice and the
cessation of hostilities brings to an end a great and heroic
military adventure in which the Army under your command has played
a part distinguished by gallantry and success. It gives me pleasure
to express to you the confidence and appreciation of the War
Department and to those who labored with you to make this result
possible this appreciation of their zeal, courage and strength,
both of purpose and achievement. The entire country is filled with
pride in your fine leadership and in the soldierly qualities shown
by your Army. Now that a respite has come in the solemn task to
which the Army devoted itself, the War Department will do all in
its power to expedite the early return of the Expeditionary Forces
to the United States in order that these soldiers may be restored
to the opportunities of civil life as speedily as the military
situation will permit. I extend to you as Commanding General of the
American Expeditionary Forces my hearty congratulations and this
expression of high esteem, and I beg you to make known to the
officers and men of your command the fact that their conduct as
soldiers and as men has stirred the pride of their fellow
countrymen, and that their military success has con...
|Country of origin:
Paul M. Davis And Hubert K. Clay
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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