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At Belleau Wood with rifle and sketchpad : memoir of a United States Marine in World War I

Author: Louis C Linn; Laura Jane Linn Wright; B J Omanson
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Louis C Linn; Louis C Linn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis C Linn; Laura Jane Linn Wright; B J Omanson
ISBN: 9780786449040 0786449047
OCLC Number: 767974577
Description: x, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Louis C. Linn ; edited by Laura Jane Linn Wright and B.J. Omanson.

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"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.

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-Linn's illustrated memoirs...provide fresh reminders of the horrors of total war and the imperishability of the human spirit---United States Naval Institute.

 
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