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

Many of you have the idea that a battlefield was a complete system of trenches and a mass of barb-wire entanglements, but such was not the case in the last few months of fighting. Trench warfare was changed to (pen warfare, much to the delight of our soldiers. This is a sketch of one front line just after our boys jumped off at Sommerance, on November 1, 1918.

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Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns & battles--France--Sommerance.
  • Landscapes (Representation).