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At Belleau Wood with rifle and sketchpad : memoir of a United States Marine in World War I / Louis C. Linn ; edited by Laura Jane Linn Wright and B.J. Omanson.

Author/Creator:
Linn, Louis C., 1895-1949.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Linn, Louis C., 1895-1949.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American.
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Brigade, 4th.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
Belleau Wood, Battle of, France, 1918.
United States. Marine Corps -- Biography.
Marines -- United States -- Biography.
Summary:
"Louis Linn, a Marine in the 4th Marines Brigade, Second Division (Regular Army), A.E.F., carried a sketchbook and pencil. Linn's memoir recalls his training, life in the trenches, fighting at the Battle of Belleau Wood, his wounding, and subsequent hospitalization. Throughout, his sketches and woodcuts portray the action, providing a vivid account of the war from the trenches"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
1. In training-Norfolk and Quantico
2. A village in the Vosges-Germainvilliers
3. The trenches-Verdun front
4. Toward an unknown front-Ancemont, Heippes, Hargeville, Venault-le-Châtel
5. Behind the lines-Beaugrenier
6. The attack-Belleau Wood
7. The line-Soissons
8. Hospital-Angers
9. With the company again-Camp Bois de l'Évêque
10. Going in again-Saint-Mihiel
11. Hospital once more-Neufchâteau and Orléans
12. Bits of life and death
13. In a casual company-Orléans
Epilogue. Home-USS Tiger and Quantico.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wright, Laura Jane Linn, 1941-, editor.
Omanson, B. J. (Bradley J.), editor.
ISBN:
9780786449040 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786449047 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
767974577