Canteen in Soldiers" Homes
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Canteen in Soldiers" Homes hearings before the United States House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Sundry Civil Appropriations, Fifty-Ninth Congress, second session by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers -- Management,
  • Canteens (Establishments) -- United States

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The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination154 p
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15274039M

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Elise Sandes ( – August ) was the founder of a welfare movement for soldiers that bears her name and still survives today. She was an evangelical Christian and philanthropist and her concern for a young soldier in Tralee in the late s led her to set up a centre for soldiers' recreation and general welfare. By there were thirty-one such 'soldiers' homes' all situated in the. The hardcover book includes chapters on the World War I Red Cross Canteen — the birthplace of North Platte’s ongoing “Canteen Spirit” in July — and the Canteen’s ongoing legacy. With the outbreak of hostilities in April of , thousands of men would be called upon to leave the safety of their homes and go off to war. This would be a new experience; for many of these "citizen soldiers" it would be the first time they were away from their home towns. These new recruits would not only have to fight their fellow Americans, in many cases they would be facing their own.   Now a recent publication has brought to light the story of one family’s making a longtime commitment to provide a informal canteen in their own home. The book “Water for Soldiers: New England Villages Answer the Call in World War I” tells of one of Shirley’s institutions created to enhance soldiers’ well-being and dispel loneliness.

Apr 2, - This board contains some research for the award-winning WWII romance set at the North Platte Canteen. #free for limited time in all #ebook formats. See 14 pins.   Now a recent publication has brought to light the story of one family’s making a longtime commitment to provide a hours-a-day informal canteen in . This book will give the reader a rare opportunity to take a glimpse into the past to see what the soldier used and some of the battlefields he fought on. This is the soft-cover second edition, (front & rear covers in color, interior black & white). - Military Comic Postcard Soldiers Drinking Beer On Canteen Duty~

With the outbreak of hostilities in April of , thousands of men would be called upon to leave the safety of their homes and go off to war. This was a new experience; for many of these “citizen soldiers”, not only would it be the first time they were away from home, for many it was the first time they left their hometown. These new recruits would not only have to fight their fellow. German M Helmet with complete late war white leather liner pads, size 66 - $ - SOLD. Officers Medical Belt Syringe Kit - $ - SOLD. Enlisted Medical Belt - Eagle Snaps. July dated - $ - SOLD. German Bread Bag - dated with previous owners name identified - $85 - SOLD. French M2 Gas Mask - $, SOLD. "Night," by Elie Wiesel, is a work of Holocaust literature with a decidedly autobiographical slant. Wiesel based the book—at least in part—on his own experiences during World War II. Though just a brief pages, the book has received considerable acclaim, and the author won the Nobel Prize in Author: Esther Lombardi.   With the outbreak of hostilities in April of , thousands of men would be called upon to leave the safety of their homes and go off to war. This would be a new experience; for many of these "citizen soldiers" it would be the first time they were away from their home towns.