An American Battery in France, Volume 102, Part 4

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Belisle printing & publishing Company, 1923 - World War, 1914-1918 - 237 pages

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Page 117 - The sorrowful vast phantom moves illumin'd, ('Tis some mother's large transparent face, In heaven brighter growing.) O strong dead-march you please me ! O moon immense with your silvery face you soothe me ! O my soldiers twain ! O my veterans passing to burial ! What I have I also give you. The moon gives you light, And the bugles and the drums give you music, And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, My heart gives you love.
Page 54 - The angle which the tangent to the trajectory at the point of...
Page 13 - You're in the Army now! You're in the Army now, You're in the Army now, You'll never get rich On the salary which You get in the Army now!
Page 55 - American officers were the most proficient with this shell as it was used to a greater extent in this country than in any other. It takes years of training to handle it with good results.
Page 134 - In case of an attack in force the mission of the artillery of the sub-sector is to defend successively the two following zones : a.
Page 147 - ... to be one of the most glorious pages in the history of the American army in Prance.
Page 223 - ... in the minds of those who were privileged to witness it. As the General rode around, the band struck up a lively march and the horses pranced in true military style.
Page 77 - French officers were very able artillerymen and had taken part in some of the greatest battles of the war.
Page 24 - We waited several hours for the train which was to take us to the port. While waiting the boys sang, "Where do we go from here," and other popular army ballads.

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