At Belleau Wood with Rifle and Sketchpad

At Belleau Wood with Rifle and Sketchpad

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Of all the American divisions in World War I, the 4th Brigade of Marines, Second Division (Regular Army), A.E.F., suffered the most casualties, captured the second most territory, captured the most enemy prisoners and equipment, and won the most decorations for valor. Louis Linn, a young Marine in this illustrious division, carried a sketchbook and pencil stub, drawing whenever he could to maintain his sanity in the madness of war. Several years after the Armistice, he used these sketches to write the stories of events that haunted him, that gave him nightmares, that kept him awake at night. N.The openinga#39;s on down and thata#39;s where this ammunitiona#39;s going.a€ a€œIt is like hell, ita#39;s going up.a€ a€œIta#39;s going down.a€ a€œIta#39;s going up.a€ We stood for a time, glowering at each other, then Moler started off to drag me and the ammunition on down theanbsp;...

Title:At Belleau Wood with Rifle and Sketchpad
Author:Louis C. Linn, Laura Jane Linn Wright, B.J. Omanson
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-01-11


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