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 - KNEW VICTORY WAS CERTAIN in and That the...
KNEW VICTORY WAS CERTAIN in and That the Logansport soldier boys who were on the fighting line . in France were expecting the surrender of the Germans some time before it took place, is shown by a letter written on October 2S, by Lieut. Harold K. Hensley, son of Guy Hensley. says that while the end looks near, the United States is wise in -still pushing its preparedness program. Bach- day the devastation of war is being- brought nearer to Germany's door, and when it arrives there will be demanded at any price. Letters found on German soldiers show discontent and discouragement, both at home and in the army. We are operating with but one idea--"force the fight," he writes. Continuing Hensley says: "My health and spirits are still. in fine working order, although I have been on the fighting.line continuously for six weeks. Had two close calls this week but -am not permitted to give details." " . On Nov. llth. Lieutenant Hensley tells that peace has come and that he has received his first service strip for six months' active work in France. ''Not a grin has been fired since 11 o'clock a. m_," he writes, "and the silence is so oppressive it lends a lonesome air to the that is, our immediate surroundings, which are quite small in extent the whole 'works' to us. We" have been right on 'Jerry's' heels every minute during these last few weeks. He ie completely worn out and mighty sick of his horses, which has been using for food. We, too. tired, but did not have to dine on horse,meat. We are now resting there is much speculation as to will be done with, we of the observation corps." . -- _ _ ,

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  1. Logansport Pharos-Tribune,
  2. 09 Dec 1918, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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