Item #2337454 History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion. 'Buck Private' McCollum, L C.

History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion

. Privately Published, 1929. Sly, Franklin; Reamer, Tolman R. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #2337454

Reprint. A few small tears to wrapper edges, ink name and surface tear on half-title page.

140 pp. Original wrappers. Decorative borders on each page, black & white photographs. A collection of writings by, and verse inspired by, the 77th Infantry Division during World War I, now known as The Lost Battalion. The soldiers of this unit, commanded by Major Charles Whittlesey, were trapped in the Argonne Forest by German troops and rescue after heavy casualties. Their story inspired two films, one in 1919 and a remake in 2001.

Price: $10.00

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