His time in hell: a Texas marine in France : the World War I memoir of Warren R. Jackson
Presidio Press, Oct 11, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 249 pages
Through the words of a man who lived it, the reader experience the discomfort, hunger, and danger of life in the maelstrom of mortal combat.
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At Paris Island
To Quantico and Then to France
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