The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki - Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki, by Joel R. Moore and Harry H. Mead and Lewis E. Jahns This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919 Author: Joel R. Moore Harry H. Mead Lewis E. Jahns Release Date: September 5, 2007 [EBook #22523] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK FIGHTING THE BOLSHEVIKI *** Produced by Don Kostuch [Transcriber's Notes] Here are the definitions of several unfamiliar (to me) words. batmen Soldier assigned to an officer as a servant. batushka Village priest. drosky Cart felcher Second-rate medical student or anyone with some medical knowledge. hors de combat Out of the fight; disabled; not able to fight. junker Aristocratic Prussian landholder devoted to militarism and authoritarianism, providing the German military forces with many of its officers. knout Whip with a lash of leather thongs, formerly used in Russia for flogging criminals. To flog with the knout. mashie nib Mashie-Niblick (mah-she nib-lik) - Wood shafted golf club with about the same loft and length as today's seven iron.

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The History of the American Expedition
Fighting the Bolsheviki, by Joel R. Moore and Harry H. Mead and Lewis E. Jahns
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with
almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or
re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included
with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org
Title: The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki
Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919
Author: Joel R. Moore
Harry H. Mead
Lewis E. Jahns
Release Date: September 5, 2007 [EBook #22523]
Language: English
Character set encoding: ASCII
*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK FIGHTING THE BOLSHEVIKI ***
Produced by Don Kostuch[Transcriber's Notes]
Here are the definitions of several unfamiliar (to me) words.
batmen
Soldier assigned to an officer as a servant.
batushka
Village priest.
drosky
Cart
felcher
Second-rate medical student or anyone with some medical knowledge.
hors de combat
Out of the fight; disabled; not able to fight.
junker
Aristocratic Prussian landholder devoted to militarism and authoritarianism,
providing the German military forces with many of its officers.
knout
Whip with a lash of leather thongs, formerly used in Russia for flogging criminals.
To flog with the knout.
mashie nib
Mashie-Niblick (mah-she nib-lik) - Wood shafted golf club with about the same loft
and length as today's seven iron.
poilus
French common soldier, especially in World War I.
verst
Russian measure of distance; 3500 feet, 0.6629 mile, 1.067 km.
viand
Choice or delicate food.
volplane
Glide in an airplane without power.I (Don Kostuch) am the son of John Kostuch, then from Detroit, who was a
Mechanic in the 339th, Company M. He saw some action in the fall of 1918 but due to
flu, exposure and a dislocated joint, was evacuated to England on December 1, 1918
before the gruesome winter described in the book.
{sources: "M" Company 339th records and Golden C. Bahr papers, 1918-1919.}
Fort Snelling, Minnesota
The following text is copied from a newspaper clipping in the book. The Declaration
of War is on one side and an incomplete local news item is on the other side.From The Indianapolis News, Monday, April 9, 1917
U. S. Declaration of War
Sixty-fifth Congress of the United States of America
At the First Session
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the second day of April, one
thousand nine hundred and seventeen
JOINT RESOLUTION
Declaring that a state of war exists between the Imperial German Government and
the Government of the people of the United States and making provision to the same.
Whereas the Imperial German Government has committed repeated acts of war
against the Government and the people of the United States of America, Therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America
in Congress assembled, That the state of war between the United States and the Imperial
German Government which has thus been thrust upon the United States is hereby
formally declared; and that the President be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to
employ the entire naval and military forces of the United States and the resources of the
Government to carry on war against the Imperial German Government; and to bring the
conflict to a successful termination all of the resources of the country are hereby pledged
by the Congress of the United States.
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Speaker of the House of Representatives
Thomas R. Marshall
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate
Approved 6 April, 1917
Woodrow WilsonFrom The Indianapolis News, Monday, April 9, 1917
COUNTY PLEDGES AID FOR FOOD MOVEMENT
RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED, AT COURTHOUSE MEETING.
APPEAL MADE TO PEOPLE
The movement to make the state of Indiana economically and agriculturally prepared
for war, as recommended by Governor James P, Goodrich, had its beginning in Marion
county at a meeting of farmers and those interested in soil cultivation held Saturday
afternoon in the criminal courtroom.
The necessity for the efficient utilization of all the soil resources of Indiana were
emphasized in addresses at the meeting, which was the beginning of a plan to create a
county-wide interest in the movement.
Another Meeting Monday.
The general idea of the need for greater food production, as outlined at the meeting,
will be crystallized into definite plans for meeting the situation at a meeting called for
Monday night, to be held in the criminal court room. Representatives of commercial,
labor and civic bodies and organizations of all kinds are invited and requested to attend
the meeting Monday night and assist in the work.
Stirring appeals to the people of Indianapolis and the county to respond to the
agricultural need which this country faces in the present war period were made by
speakers, including: Charles V. Fairbanks, formerly Vice-president of the United States;
the Rev. Frank L. Loveland, pastor of the Meridian Street M. E. Church; H. Orme,
president of the Better Farming Association, and Ralph M. Gilbert, county agricultural
agent.
Resolutions Adopted.
Resolutions were adopted at the meeting pledging the support of the citizens of
Marion county in all measures taken for the defense of the nation and urging the people
to respond to the resolutions prepared for greater and efficient food production. The
resolutions prepared by a committee composed of Mord Gardner, Ralph C. Avery, Fred
L., Smock, John E. Shearer, C. C. Osborn, Grace May Stutsman, Charles P. Wright and
Leo Fesler were as follows:
"Whereas, By joint resolution of congress and the proclamation of the President, war
has been declared on Germany, and
"'Whereas, The President has earnestly appealed to all citizens to support the
government in every possible way, and our Governor has called, for meetings in each
county to plan preparedness in every occupation.
"Resolved, That we, the citizens of Marion county, assembled in meetings at
the courthouse do loyally pledge the support…. [torn]The following map was provide by Mike Grobbel (http://grobbel.org) who
photographed it from the Frederick C. O'Dell Map Collection, Folder Number 9,
Map Number 1, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.
Mr. Grobbel is the grandson of "CORP. C. A. GROBBELL, "I" Co." mentioned
on page 284 as a recipient of the French Croix de Guerre. The correct spelling is
"Grobbel".
Corp. Grobbel received the Distinguished Service Cross, not mentioned in this book.[End of Transcriber's notes]Hundreds of Miles Through Solid Forests of Pine and Spruce.The History of the
American Expedition
Fighting the
Bolsheviki
Campaigning in North Russia
1918-1919
Compiled and Edited by
CAPT. JOEL R. MOORE, 339th U. S. Infantry
LIEUT. HARRY H. MEAD, 339th U. S. Infantry
LIEUT. LEWIS E. JAHNS, 339th U. S. Infantry
Published by
The Polar Bear Publishing Co.
Detroit, Mich.COPYRIGHT 1920
BY
JOEL R. MOORE
PRESS OF
TOPPING-SANDERS COMPANY
DETROIT

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