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TRUE STORIES OF THE GREAT WAR kim samuel

TRUE STORIES OF THE GREAT WAR

kim samuel

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TALES OF ADVENTURE—HEROIC DEEDS—EXPLOITSTOLD BY THE SOLDIERS, OFFICERS, NURSES,DIPLOMATS, EYE WITNESSESThis collection of stories for VOLUME II has been selected by the Board of Editors, accordingto the plan outlined in Introductory to VolumeMoreTALES OF ADVENTURE—HEROIC DEEDS—EXPLOITSTOLD BY THE SOLDIERS, OFFICERS, NURSES,DIPLOMATS, EYE WITNESSESThis collection of stories for VOLUME II has been selected by the Board of Editors, accordingto the plan outlined in Introductory to Volume I for preserving the Best Stories of the Warfrom the most authentic sources in Europe and America. These pages record 144 personaladventures and episodes told by twenty-four Diplomatists, Attachées, Aviators, Naval Officers,French Mothers, German Spies, Soldiers and Eye-Witnesses. Full credit is given in everyinstance to the original source.BEHIND THE SCENES IN WARRING GERMANY 1Told by Edward Lyell Fox(Permission of Robert M. McBride and Company)THE EMDEN—AN EPIC OF THE GREAT WAR 24EXPERIENCES ABOARD A GALLANT LITTLE FIGHTING SHIPTold by Kapitanleutnant Hellmuth Von Mücke(Permission of Ritter and Company)THE WAY OF THE CROSS—A TRAGEDY OF THE RUSSIANS 45THE MILLIONS WHO HAVE BECOME BEGGARSTold by V. Doroshevitch(Permission of G. P. Putnams Sons)THE NOTEBOOK OF AN ATTACHÉ IN THE EMBASSY AT PARIS 61A DISPATCH-BEARER IN THE AMERICAN DIPLOMATICSERVICETold by Eric Fisher Wood(Permission of The Century Company)NEATH VERDUN—BEHIND THE CROWN PRINCES ARMY 79Told by Lieutenant Maurice Genevoix(Permission of Frederick A. Stokes Company)ON THE ANZAC TRAIL—WITH THE FIGHTING AUSTRALASIANS 101ADVENTURES OF A NEW ZEALAND SAPPERTold by Anzac (Name Suppressed)WITH BOTHAS ARMY IN GERMAN SOUTHWEST AFRICA 121ON THE ROAD TO CAPETOWNTold by J. P. Kay Robinson(Permission of E. P. Dutton and Company)LAST WORDS OF A SOLDIER AND DRAMATIST 140LETTERS OF HAROLD CHAPIN(Permission of John Lane Company)THE RUSSIAN ADVANCE—PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF ANAMERICAN WAR CORRESPONDENT 158Told by Stanley Washburn(Permission of Doubleday, Page and Company)A FRENCH MOTHER IN WAR TIME 170BEING THE JOURNAL OF MADAME EDOUARD DRUMONTTranslated by Grace E. Bevir(Permission of Longmans, Green and Company)THE FALL OF TSINGTAU—THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST 186WITH THE JAPANESE IN THE ORIENTTold by Jefferson Jones(Permission of Houghton, Mifflin and Company)WITH MY REGIMENT—BRITONS ON THE FIELD OF HONOR 195FIGHTING FROM THE AISNE TO LA BASSEETold by a Platoon Commander(Permission of J. B. Lippincott Company)THE STORY OF COUNT SEILERN 204A TRAGEDY OF THE HAPSBURGS(Permission of Wide World)TURNING HEAVENS INTO HELL—EXPLOITS OF CANADIANFLYING CORPS 228BATTLE IN AIR WITH ONE HUNDRED AEROPLANESTold by Officer of Royal Canadian Flying Corps(Permission of New York Herald)THE LEGION OF DEATH—WOMEN SOLDIERS ON THE FIRING-LINE 235HOW THE RUSSIAN, SERBIAN, AND GERMAN WOMEN GO TO WARTold by Officers and Eye-Witnesses from the BattlefieldsTHE TALE OF THE TARA OFF THE AFRICAN COAST 253RESCUED BY TANKS IN THE DESERTTold