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Guide to the R. L. Green Papers, RG 412

Listed by:  Catherine Conner
Date:  11/30/99


Date Span:  1917 - 1918

Size of Collection: 2 items

Biographical Sketch:  R. L. Green was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force.  He served on the front between 1917 and 1918. 

Scope / Content:  Contains 2 “Soldier’s Diaries” published by the YMCA and written by R. L. Green.  Green’s diaries detail his activities, with little blurbs about the significant events of the day.  “Survival guides” for soldiers, sections on how to read French, how to find base camp in the dark, and how to identify officers by badges appear in the front section of the little books.  Green’s diaries reflect the day-to-day operations of war in brief notes. 


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