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Description


An intimate account of a soldier's experience in World War I, A VERY MUDDY PLACE takes us on a journey from a young man's rural American hometown onto one of the great battlefields of France. We follow Private B. F. Potts with the 137th US Infantry Regiment through the first days of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. We discover a personal story-touching, emotional, unforgettable.


In 1918, twenty-three-year-old Bennie Potts was drafted into the US Army to fight in the World War. He served with the American Expeditionary Force in France. At home after the war, he married and raised a family, and the war for his children and grandchildren became the anecdotes he told them.


A century later, a great grandson brings together his ancestor's war stories and the historical record to follow Private Benjamin Franklin Potts from Tennessee to the Great War in France and back home again.




Product Details
ISBN: 9791096666409
Publisher: Peregrine Publishing Company
Publication Date: April 11th, 2019
Pages: 172
Language: English