Author:WILLIAM O. SWENSON

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1917 - 1918 ORIGINAL, INTENSE MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN SOLDIER IN FRANCE DUCKING DANGER WHILE DELIVERING DEADLY CARGO THROUGH WAR TORN FRANCE

By: WILLIAM O. SWENSON

Price: $3,385.99

Publisher: CHAMPAGNE MARNE FRANCE, 1917

Seller ID: 0001868

Condition: Good+


On offer is a sensational archive of World War I manuscript diaries [2] and ephemera handwritten or accumulated by William O. Swenson a 23 year old soldier who was part of the 117th Ammunition Train, 42nd Rainbow Division occupied as a driver. The first diary, 2.5 x 4 inches has 42 well filled handwritten pages starts in Sept. 1917 to Oct. 31, 1917 mostly the trip to overseas, arriving in N.J. getting on boat, go to London, Paris, Parade Day, etc. The second diary that is 2.5 x 4.25 inches has 138 well filled pages starting Jan. 1918 to Dec. 27, 1918. This diary details much more intense war c... View more info