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Catalog Number 2009.37.4
Object Name book
Accession number 2009.37
Summary Personal Journal dated October 17, 1917 to September 9, 1918
Letters home the mother dated October 1917- March 1919

Images: On the town in Manhattan; Going over; Censor's stamps and signatures on letters; One reason why; Behind the blackest pipe; Joan of arc and me; Our ambulances will have plenty to do (Paul, second from right); Domjevin, military burial of the first American soldier of the Rainbow killed in this sector; Rolampont; The Rainbow Division flag unfurled for the first time in France; Bertrichamps, Kelly and Roy. Notice the energy; Suppertime; Waiting for the big fun to start; German observation balloon; Kelly and I; Liberty plane in flight; General orders No. 50; Dressing station, evacuation of American and French wounded; After a year of active service; Our home in Germany. One of three like this; This is us, Paul and Glenn; On leave. Me, Roy, Glenn, and Kelly; Parting of the ways (Paul, 4th from left)

Maps: The Western Front, June 1918. Dark shaded areas show sectors and fronts occupied by the 42nd Division.

Subjects: World War I 1914-1918---Personal Narratives
Title A World War I Journal
Author Laws, Paul L.
Published Date n.d.
Publisher self-published
People Laws, Paul L.
Search Terms 42nd Division
Ambulance Company 167
Sanitation Train 117