March 1926

How the News Came Through

Volume 11, Issue 1


J C Fegan

EARLY in June, 1918, the newspapers of the United States carried under glaring headlines news from the West Front in France, which Drought a thrill to the heart of every loyal American; the United States Marines at Belleau Woods as a part of the Second Division of the A. E. F. had been thrown into the front line of the French defensive on the Marne and, gallantly living up to their long record in the wars of the past, had held their assigned position against vastly superior forces of Germany's famous shock troops.

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