The Aisne-Marne Offensive
FROM THE HISTORY OF THE SECOND BATTALION, FIFTH MARINES
CAMIONS were boarded by this Battalion about 4.30 P.M., July 16th, and the ride began, which ended the next day about noon.
In the afternoon the march began, which was destined to be one of the hardest of our career. The Battalion being commanded by Major Ralph S. Keyser. The 18th Company under Captain Lester S. Wass, the 43rd having Captain Joseph D. Murray, 51st Captain William O. Corbin, and the 55th Lieutenant E. Cook, N. A.
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