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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 FAMILIAR NIGHT SCENE TO THE ONES WHO WERE OVER
THERE
Just like a Fourth of July celebration. Star shells bursting to signal the artillery, flares to light up No-Man's Land, and the boom, boom of cannon, which sounded like huge fire crackers. Slow, but sure, we moved on through the Argonne.

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Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns & battles--France--Argonne.