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Celebrating History: A soldier's letter from France

 

August 10, 2018



By Emily Mayer

News from the war came to Havre via Sen. Morris in a letter written by former Havre resident Bee Hall. The letter, printed in the August 10, 1918, edition of The Havre Plaindealer, is a lengthy one, but here is some of that letter. Of France, Mr. Hall wrote:

I have found France a very interesting and beautiful country and just now while the weather is so fine it makes one glad he is here. It is extremely interesting because things here are so old and have come down through so many centuries. There is a fine old church down town that I understand was built in the tenth cent...



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