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York County in the World War 1914 - 1919, Hall, Clifford J. & John P. Lehn
1 Hall, Clifford J. & John P. Lehn York County in the World War 1914 - 1919
York, PA Self Published 1919 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Front and back hinges cracked but still holding, wear to extremities of brown cloth covered boards. School library pocket on back free end paper, some discoloration of endpapers, light foxing of end papers. ; Photographs (not all have photos) of those who died along with brief write-ups, about when they signed up, where they served and how they died. This is followed by an alphabetical list of those who served and their regiment. There are also write ups about about civilian efforts to support the war and previous military efforts by those in the county. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 424 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Duty, Honor, Privilege   New York's Silk Stocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line, Harris, Stephen L.
2 Harris, Stephen L. Duty, Honor, Privilege New York's Silk Stocking Regiment and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line
Dulles, VA Brassey's Inc 2001 1574884670 / 9781574884678 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good 
Front card cover has crease on bottom foredge.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 9.13 X 6.06 X 1.57 inches; 374 pages; "One of the most heroic, and socially fascinating, episodes of World War I; This National Guard unit included the scions of New York society (including Vanderbilts, Roosevelts, Van Burens, Harrimans, Van Rensselaers, and Rhinelanders), artists, actors, writers, editors, and reporters; Dozens of photographs from private collections; A well-told story of a time when wealth and privilege often fueled patriotism and courage On September 29, 1918, a regiment of volunteers from New York State, many of them rich boys from Manhattan, attacked the famed Hindenburg Line, one of the strongest defensive systems ever devised. In the tradition of the Union Army's heroic assaults on Confederate entrenchments during the closing battles of the Civil War, the doughboys hurled themselves at the center of a desperate but still powerful army. At a frightful cost, they broke the enemy and, just as their Union forebears had done, helped bring a terrible war to a close. The regiment suffered more killed that day than any other regiment in American history. Interweaving extracts from letters, diaries, and previously published accounts, Duty, Honor, Privilege follows the patrician 7th New York Infantry Regiment from the spring of 1917 when war was declared, through its merger with the plebian 1st Regiment from upstate New York to form the 107th, to training with the British in France, and to the heroic attack on the Hindenburg Line. Finally, we witness their welcome-home parade, still believed to be the biggest parade in New York City history." 
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