Over There: A Marine in the Great War


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When America declared war in 1917, I was a few months past eighteen years of age and just finishing my first year in college. By the time I was to reenter in the fall for the second year, war activities were (under way) on a large scale. Men were going into some branch of the service on all sides. I felt that my family should do their bit in uniform, and my age designated me as the most appropriate one. This Texas A & M College student was Carl Andrew Brannen; these are his memoirs of a time when boys became men and your ...

Over There: A Marine in the Great War 1996, Texas Monthly Press

ISBN-13: 9780890966907