The War Story of C Battery, One Hundred and Third U.S. Field Artillery, France 1917-1919 (Google eBook)

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authors, 1920 - World War, 1914-1918 - 248 pages
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Page v - Take up our quarrel with the foe; To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.
Page v - In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead; short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.
Page 92 - But now farewell. I am going a long way With these thou seest if indeed I go (For all my mind is clouded with a doubt) To the island valley of Avilion ; Where falls not hail, or rain, or any snow, Nor ever wind blows loudly ; but it lies Deep-meadowed, happy, fair with orchard lawns, And bowery hollows crowned with summer sea, Where I will heal me of my grievous wound.
Page 143 - I, who remain at my little listening post upon the advice of my Bishop, feel certain, Sir, that I do but speak for Monseigneur Ginisty, Lord Bishop of Verdun, my parishioners of Rupt, Mouilly and Genicourt, and the people of this vicinity, in conveying to you and your associates the heartfelt and unforgettable gratitude of all. Several of your comrades lie at rest in our truly Christian and French soil. Their ashes shall be cared for as if they were our own.
Page 143 - Genicourt and the people of this vicinity, in conveying to you and your associates the heartfelt and unforgetable gratitude of all. "Several of your comrades lie at rest in our truly Christian and French soil. Their ashes shall be cared for as if they were our own. We shall cover their graves with flowers and shall kneel by them as their own families would do with a prayer to God to reward with eternal glory these heroes fallen on the field of honor and to bless the 26th Division and generous Americans....
Page 143 - Meuse, have foully murdered three hostages from Mouilly, have shelled Rupt, and on July 23, 1915, forced its inhabitants to scatter to the four corners of France. "I, who remain at my...
Page 177 - Hickey refused to seek shelter and assisted in the evacuation of the wounded. During a terrific shelling, he made two trips to the aid station with a litter.
Page 233 - Home, boys, home, boys; home we ought to be; "Home, boys, home, in the land beyond the sea!
Page 181 - One fine day, a little bird decided to see what it was like on the other side of the...

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