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World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Alfred Bredin WWI-era papers, 1918-1968

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-020
Scope and Contents A collection pf papers, letters and ephemera relating to Charles Alfred Bredin. A Diary and some materials set during his time in Co. D, 317th Machine Gun Battalion, 81st Division, AEF during the first World War. He later served with the 15th Infantry Regt. in China. Correspondence with his fiance, Grace Manning (AKA Olivia Lee Bredin). Bredin was originally from New York, and later moved to Tulsa in the 1930s.
Dates: 1918 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1936

Leo McCusker WWI diary, 1918

 Item
Identifier: 2009-032
Scope and Contents Pocket diary of Captain Leo McCusker (US Army, HQ Troop, 4th Div) dating from May 6 through September 26,1918. The diary begins with McCusker's boarding ship for England. It continues with excellent detailed descriptive accounts of battles (including September 25th battle on Hill 304), German bombing and shelling raids, the elaborate German dugouts, dead and wounded on the battlefields, prisoners of war, etc at and near the Front in France. It also includes his experiences in various French...
Dates: 1918

Unknown soldier, US Army 5th Infantry Division WWI diary, 1917-1918

 Item
Identifier: 2009-031
Scope and Contents 1915 pocket diary, repurposed as a journal by an unknown soldier in the US Army 5th Infantry Division. Very brief entries describe his division's constant movement through France, the soldier's experiences being shelled by the Germans, snipers, dead Frencgh civilians in the streets, gas alarms while in the field, sleeping in holes in the ground, meals eaten, etc. Although each entry is marked with day and date, they are often not correct when compared to a perpetual yearly calendar.
Dates: 1917 - 1918

Unknown soldier WWI diary, 1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-029
Scope and Contents Pocket journal or notebook kept by an unidentified AEF Field Artillery soldier/officer, Company A, 114th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division, while in France, 1918.

Handwritten contents include: various lists of names of section members, men on specific details, surnames, supplies; disciplinary actions taken; daily schedules and routines; diagrams of manuevers; etc.
Dates: 1918