The Atlantic Volume 120

The Atlantic Volume 120

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...an ambulance driver, has become an aviator under the French flag.-I' After business hours the Atlantic' office still overlooks the dusky shadows of Boston Common. A kindly friend suggests that we capitalize our situation by borrowing an idea from our enterprising contemporary, the Hartford (Arkansas) Observer, which it seems observes to some purpose. ' If the young man who was seen Sun day evening kissing his best girl while standing at the front gate will subscribe for The Observer before next press-day, no mention will be made of the matter.' I-I For our readers' pleasure, we clip a letter contributed to the New York Evening Post: --Sm: In the Allanlir.lIon!hl;/ for July, Maurice Barrm gives us some charming reading, composed, for the most part, of extracts from letters written from the trenches by young French men of the ages of eighteen to twenty years. 'I'hesc letters, so transfused with religion and patriotism, inspire Barres with bright hopes for the future of his beloved Ihance. 1 enclose you a letter from a rollicking American boy of scarcely eleven summers, which gives a glimpse of what our own country may expect of her young soldiers of the future. The letter is written from a boys' camp in Maine to an uncle who is with his regiment preparing for the front. My Dear Uncle Sam: Father told to me in a letter, that you had enlisted. I am very proud to have an uncle and a cousin go to war. One will fight the enemy with guns and the other will fight germs in the mouths of 'our Boys.' I am sure you will try your very best to crush the ' Great Prussian Millitarysin.' It is tolol bad you have to drill in such hot 'e.-ither. Lot of love, STE'lAR'l'. ('an...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 916g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964713
  • 9781236964717