World's War Events - Volume 3

Beginning with the departure of the first American destroyers for service abroad in April, 1917, and closing with the treaties of peace in 1919.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 119,081 / 368 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.5
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 677
Added to site: 2005.08.12
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Genre: History

Edited by Allen L. Churchill and Francis J. Reynolds.

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f the letter.

JULY 2.

[Sidenote: Life so gray that shock of danger is beneficial.]

The other day, half-way out on the Atlantic, we sighted a periscope, and some one at the gun sent a shell skimming over the _C----_, who was in the way, and then the periscope turned out to be a ventilator sticking up over some wreckage. However, the incident was welcome. You have no conception of how gray life can get to be on this job, and the shock of danger, real or imaginary, is really beneficial, I think. All hands seem to be more cheerful under its influence.

JULY 4.

I was so glad to get your letters. A man who has a brave woman behind him will do his duty far better and, incidentally, stand more chance of coming back, than one who feels a drag instead of a push.

I am glad son had his first fight. You were perfectly right to make him go on. Mother used to tell how, when brother was a wee boy, he came home almost weeping, and said, "Mother, a boy hit me." Instead of comforting him, she said, "Did you h

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