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The Clown Prince Writes (New York Times, 1918) - Veterans' Tales
I found this old brown newspaper clipping, from a small stack on New York Times cut outs, going all the way up to 1932, when FDR was only “President-elect.” Undated, but America didn’t join the fighting in France until May, 1918 and in 5 1/2 months 50,000 had died before the Armistice November 11. NYT credited “Stars and Stripes” with the original story. On the run, somewhere in France, Everywhere in France, All the time. Dear Papa—-I am writing on der run ...