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Arthur Lloyd Fletcher, 1881-
History of the 113th Field Artillery 30th Division.
Raleigh, N.C.: The History Committee of the 113th F.A., 1920.

"Hommes 40--Chevaux 8" was the familiar inscription on all French box-cars, but this is an American box-car and "Hommes 60" were crowded into it. This shows part of Battery C at Trondes waiting for the train to start toward Le Mans and home.

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Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918--Military personnel--American--France.
  • Railroads cars--France--1910-1920.