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A Daily Diary of the Great War — November 11, 1917

By John Hale Chipman, Class of 1919

Ready for leave (10 days)
Ready for leave (10 days)

"November 11, 1917, Sunday, Rain but fair later.

Up at 8:00, and after breakfast, roll call, a briquet-man came around while we were all reading so we cracked some bargains. After dinner, read and wrote a bit and took a few pictures of camp. It is so muddy, I didn't go for a walk, but staid around camp reading and writing. After supper we hung around and did nothing but build castles of smoke and dreams when we got home, and of home. Bed 9:30."

November 11, 1917 (1 of 2)
November 11, 1917
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November 11, 1917 (2 of 2)
November 11, 1917
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To see the actual diary, come to Rauner Special Collections Library in Webster Hall and ask to see MS-1229 during normal hours of operation.

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