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July 19, 1918

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An Australian tutors an American in soldier in the need to manage their advance and retain their energy. He warns the American the war is not a "bloddy 100 yard dash," and that advancing too far too fast will expose them to the influenza that is devastating the German lines. The civil service commission is addressing the housing shortage in Washington, DC.

Source: "American Boy Journeys Into the Land of Death," Idaho Republican, Blackfoot, Idaho, July 19, 1918. Page 6, Column 2.

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