The Stars and Stripes (Paris, France), April 19, 1918, Vol. 1 No. 11   Leave a comment

FRECKLES IN FRANCE?

 

FIFTY FIGHTERS THEY DON'T GROW 'EM TO TELL AMERICA War Orphans' Campaign Manager Falls Down on Important Order-Fifty Mascots Now  Adopted by A.E.F. Fifty! That is the total now for the adop- :ion of French war orphans by Ameri- an soldiers In France. Fifty in three weeks-fifty in the first 'hree weeks since THE STARS AND STRIPES announced its plan to enable tmilitary units of the A.E.F. to take !;s their war-time mascots children of French soldiers killed or permanently disabled in battle, or homeless because of the invasions of the Germans. And m.ore requests are coming in by every lmail. Almost every branch of the service is represented in this week's contributors, .ntl every rank up to, and including, as the statisticians say, that of major- general.
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Posted December 10, 2010 by dmacc502 in Uncategorized

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