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3520
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Andrew Jackson \"Buck\" Horne, a 103 year-old veteran of World War I, recalls his experiences in the great war. Horne, a Rocky Mount native, served in England and France.
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6809
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The Lafayette Escadrille was founded by a group of American pilots who volunteered to fly for the French Air Service at the beginning of the First World War. Two of the nine founding members were from North Carolina: James Rogers McConnell, from Carthage, and Kiffin Yates Rockwell, from Asheville. Both were killed during the conflict.
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17118
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The 30th Division, the famous World War I Division made up of men from North and South Carolina and Tennessee, is holding its 20th reunion in Winston-Salem. Parris recounts the experiences of Sergeant Albert H. Collins, who kept details in a little black book of the attack on September 28, 1918, which broke through Germany's strong Hindenburg Line in northeastern France. It was the last German defense on the Western Front.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 18, Oct 1938, p9, 26
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19530
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A reprint of Colonel Joseph Hyde Pratt's diary maintained from May 18, 1918 through July 7, 1918. Col. Pratt was from Chapel Hill and commissioned October 9, 1918.
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19542
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Part III, the second appearing in volume 1 issue 2 of this journal, of Colonel Pratt's diary reprinted here and covering his service from July 31, 1918 to August 16, 1918.
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19537
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Part II, the first appearing in volume 1 issue 1 of this journal, of Colonel Pratt's diary reprinted here and covering his service from July 8, 1918 to July 30, 1918.
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19546
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Part IV, the third appearing in volume 1 issue 3 of this journal, of Colonel Pratt's diary reprinted here and covering his service from August 16, 1918 to September 29, 1918.
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