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Rainbow Division Lieutenant in France : The World War I Diary of John H. Taber (Paperback)

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Stephen Taber, a financial specialist and the second cousin of John H. Taber, provides the World War I diary of Lieutenant John H. Taber, who served in the 168th “Third Iowa” Infantry Regiment of the American Expeditionary Force's 42nd “Rainbow” Division during the war. The diary traces his experiences, from his journey to France in 1917, to his training, to front-line combat. He describes his relationships with superiors and enlisted men; the billets in French and German towns; his experiences in the trenches; the shelling, machine gun fire, and gas warfare; taking leave in Paris; the occupation of Germany; and his return to New York in 1919. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 213
Genre: History, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Military / World War I, Military
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: John H. Taber
Language: English
Street Date: October 8, 2015
TCIN: 21512190
UPC: 9780786499908
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-0995
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