1918 Oct. 1
Jackson, Charles E.
France - Started from the Marne front on July 18. Given command to go over the top, reaching their objective. While digging in, they were subject to sniper fire, but put him out of commission. After seven days fighting, were finally relieved and set off for St. Mihiel, which they recently captured. Would be a great football game if it "wasn't for the artillery. We could reach Be... more
Chicago (Ill.) - Image of painting of Battle of Belleau Wood.
Chicago (Ill.) - American soldiers walking past German casualties after the Battle of Belleau Wood.