YEAR-17-C

"Fighters Scoff At Dub 'Sammy' "

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YEAR-17-C - AMERICAN TRAINING CAMP IN FRANCE, Aug. 13...
AMERICAN TRAINING CAMP IN FRANCE, Aug. 13 (Delayed). Not until tho recent arrival in camp of certain American newspapers did tho soldlera of the Amorlcan expeditionary forced become become aware that efforts were being mado in certain quarters to fix upon them tho namo of Sammy. That namo never Is heard on this eldo. Within tho last few days tho correspondent correspondent of tho Associated Press has been ap-1 ap-1 ap-1 preached by great numbers of olllcorfl and men ashing that something bo sent homo telling tho people there how the standard standard bearers of the American Army really resent what they consider an Inapt, undignified undignified and ltrltatlng mime. It can nlfo bo stated that the resentment resentment docs not rest alone with tho ofllccrs and men of tho army, but that It extends to all Americans resident In Paris and in other parts of Franco, many having written written In to say that thoy consider Sammy moat unsuitable for men who havo coma to Franco seriously and earnestly to flght for the liberties! of tho peoples of tho world. Opposition Is Bitter. "Pleaso hit tho 'Sammy' propaganda as hard as you can," said an olllcer of distinguished rank to tho correspondent today. "Tho men and olllccra would bo proud to have an appropriate nickname, but thero Is not ono among us who thinks

Clipped from The Indianapolis Star15 Aug 1917, WedPage 2

The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana)15 Aug 1917, WedPage 2
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