Uncle Sam's Boys with Pershing's Troops

Dick Prescott at Grips with the Boche

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,674 / 148 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 714
Added to site: 2004.07.08
mnybks.net#: 8783
Origin: gutenberg.org
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himself with washing up. His toilet completed, he took a clean shirt from a bundle on one of the neatly arranged shelves and donned the garment. A few more touches, and, spick-and-span, clean and very soldierly looking, he descended to the ground floor. A glance into the mess-room showed him that the noon meal was not yet ready, so be sauntered to the doorway, remaining just inside out of the sun's rays.

Other officers gathered quickly. A waiter from mess appeared at the inner doorway, speaking a quiet word that caused the regiment's officers, except the colonel and his staff, to file inside.

Plain pine tables, without cloths, long pine benches nailed to the floor---officers' mess was exactly like that of the enlisted men, save that officers' mess was provided with heavy crockery, while in the company mess-rooms the men ate from aluminum mess-kits.

Most of the food was already in place on the table. The meal began with a lively hum of conversation. Occasionally some merry officer called

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