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Schmidt, John L. (fl. 1918) to Kenneth S. Anderson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07810.086 Author/Creator: Schmidt, John L. (fl. 1918) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 April 1918 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 24.25 x 15 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07810.086 Author/Creator: Schmidt, John L. (fl. 1918) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 April 1918 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 24.25 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses his classes at the University of Marseilles and the long hours of studying. Reports on his social life at school. Mentions having seen a submarine and a British ocean liner from his apartment window. Written on Knights of Columbus letterhead.

Background Information: Captain Anderson fought with the American Expeditionary Forces and was in Company H, 309th Infantry, USA. He went on to become a colonel in the 324th Infantry during World War ...II. Corporal Schmidt studied at the University of Marseilles. See More

People: Anderson, Kenneth S., fl. 1918-1944
Schmidt, John L., fl. 1918

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IMilitary HistorySoldier's LetterGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsEducationFranceSubmarineMaritime

Sub Era: World War I

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