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Oregon at War! American soldiers marching through gas shelled French town.
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In his own words: one man's diary, 1917

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After a long trip across the country and travels on the east coast, Planalp reached Boston Harbor, shown here in circa 1918. He found Boston to be a "hard place to find your way around in." (Photo #45269 courtesy www.history.navy.mil)

After a long trip across the country and travels on the east coast, Planalp reached Boston Harbor, shown here in circa 1918. He found Boston to be a "hard place to find your way around in." (Photo #45269 courtesy www.history.navy.mil)

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