Author:Ezra Skow, Co. I, 56th Regiment Infantry

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1919 Diary of American Soldier from the 56th Infantry, Ezra Skow, Stationed in Occupied Germany following WWI, Describing the Duties and Daily Life of a US Soldier

By: Ezra Skow, Co. I, 56th Regiment Infantry

Price: $510.99

Publisher: Coblenz, Germany, Benton, Pa,, Occupied Germany, Coblenz, Benton, PA, 56th Infantry: 1919

Seller ID: 0011016

Condition: Good


On offer is a superb pocket notebook kept by an American soldier in occupied Germany in the months immediately following World War One (WW1). The author of this notebook is Ezra Skow. Little is known of Skow's early life. He was born in 1892 and enlisted in the U. S. Army in about September, 1918 at the age of 25 or 26. Burial records in Benton PA indicate that he was attached to the 156th Infantry Regiment. However, there was no 156th Infantry in the United States Order of Battle in WWI. In his notebook, Skow records that he served in the 56th Infantry. This accords with the record of service... View more info