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J. R. Graham
Tar-Heel War Record (In the Great World War).
Charlotte, N.C.: World War Publishing Co., [1921].

A GERMAN UNTEROFFIZER CAPTURED IN THE
ARGONNE
He could speak a bit of English, and he told us that they were proud of the big P. W. stenciled on their clothes. That to us it meant Prisoner of War, but to them it meant "Papa Wilson."

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Subjects:
  • Military officers--German--France--1910-1920.
  • World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners--German--France.