September 1921

Esprit De Corps

Volume 6, Issue 3
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HONORABLE MENTION PRIZE ESSAY

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FOREWORD

TO the judges, who, "in addition to other duties," may pass upon this, my maiden effort as an essayist, greetings.

To those of you that may become somnolent while endeavoring to arrive at my meaning, I grant absolution.

For this I have precedent.

At Philadelphia in 1912 our Major General Commandant, then Colonel, John A. Lejeune, addressed the officers of the Advanced Base School on the subject of "Infantry in War."

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