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By Emily Mayer

Action at the war front “over there” was brought home in the form of a letter published in a Kalispell newspaper and reprinted in the June 1, 1918 issue of The Havre Plaindealer. Former Havre resident Lieutenant L. N. Fournier wrote to Howard Jones of Belton, and he wrote in part:

Yours of January 28 was received by me one week ago when I was a student at a certain staff school in France … Completed my course March 23, took up a special course in trench warfare and an infantry tactical course. The “school” is the last thing in modern war and one month of hard wor...

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