World War I letter from Charles E. Flowers to his wife
Date: Sep. 09 1918 |
Charles E. Flowers letter to his wife Carmen while he is “somewhere in France” during World War I as a member of the 115th Ambulance Company of the 104th Sanitary Train, 29th Division, 7th Army Corps, American Expeditionary Forces. He writes about now being located in a quiet sector, but there are reports of large guns a few miles from where they are stationed. Flowers hopes to remain there until the war’s end, although he cannot say where he is specifically. He landed in France on 15 July, and prior to that had been located in England. He writes about the dire need to defeat the Germans, and alludes to atrocities they have committed. more...