Five lieutenants: the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I

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Drawing on the subjects' letters and memoirs, this is the story of five young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in 1917 and met differing fates on the western front in 1918. It is a fascinating account of citizen soldiers at war.
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subject_facet Harvard University -- Biography, Soldiers -- United States -- Biography, United States. -- Army -- Officers -- Biography, World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography, World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns
table_of_contents A rendezvous -- No place for a philosopher -- His death warrant -- The fiance -- Why don't we attack -- Be astonished -- Chasing the Indians -- The possibilities -- Damn this war -- Don't worry -- A man's job -- A most perfect friendship -- At the circus -- Orders is orders -- A very present existence -- A cold business -- The day before -- Don't tell him -- So much easier just to die -- As if he were still alive -- There was a war.
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title Five lieutenants : the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I
title_display Five lieutenants : the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I
title_full Five Lieutenants The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I, Five lieutenants : the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I / James Carl Nelson, Five lieutenants [electronic resource] : the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I / James Carl Nelson
title_short Five lieutenants :
title_sort five lieutenants the heartbreaking story of five harvard men who led america to victory in world war i
title_sub the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I
topic History, Military, Nonfiction
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