By: Ezra Skow, Co. I, 56th Regiment Infantry
Coblenz, Germany, Benton, Pa,, Occupied Germany, Coblenz, Benton, PA, 56th Infantry: 1919
Seller ID: 0011016
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...