By Louis C. Linn,Laura Jane Linn Wright,B.J. Omanson

Of the entire American divisions in global conflict I, the 4th Brigade of Marines, moment department (Regular Army), A.E.F., suffered the main casualties, captured the second one so much territory, captured the main enemy prisoners and kit, and gained the main for valor. Louis Linn, a tender Marine during this illustrious department, carried a sketchbook and pencil stub, drawing at any time when he may perhaps to keep up his sanity within the insanity of battle. a number of years after the Armistice, he used those sketches to write down the tales of occasions that haunted him, that gave him nightmares, that stored him conscious at evening. by no means prior to released, Linn’s memoir remembers his education in Norfolk and Quantico, lifestyles within the trenches at Verdun, scuffling with on the conflict of Belleau wooden, his wounding at Soissons and back at St. Mihiel, and his next hospitalization. all through, his sketches and woodcuts painting the motion, delivering a bright account of the battle from the trenches.

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