At The Defense Of Pittsburgh; Or, The Struggle To Save America's "fighting Steel" Supply by Harrie Irving HancockAt The Defense Of Pittsburgh; Or, The Struggle To Save America's "fighting Steel" Supply by Harrie Irving Hancock

At The Defense Of Pittsburgh; Or, The Struggle To Save America's "fighting Steel" Supply

byHarrie Irving Hancock

Paperback | February 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1916 Excerpt: ... Hazelton as the noise came to them above the clamor of the engines and propeller. "Many's the time I've heard that same yell," Tom called. "I can never forget it and all that it stands for!" CHAPTER XXIV CONCLUSION BEFORE dark Bert was back at headquarters. He merely reported his return, then made his way t© Prescott's battalion. The din of cannonading was still on. It looked as though the Germans were forcing the fight briskly to deter what they believed to be overwhelming American forces from rushing their positions. As soon as he had an opportunity to do so, Bert drew Major Prescott aside, and told him, as permitted by Hazelton, the nature of Captain Anstey's trick that had so signally saved the day. "Good old Anstey!" glowed Dick. "He ought to have some lively promotion for that scheme. It will be a shame if he doesn't get it." Within an hour other troops were marched through the communication trenches to relieve Prescott's battalion and what was left of the Gridley troop. Dick was directed to march three miles to the rear to receive recruits for his battalion which would come up through the night. Not until they had thus reached the rear by some miles did Prescott's command have an opportunity to prepare supper, and even this had to be delayed until the command had encamped. "You may take your lieutenants and your men again, Howard," Dick announced, "and resume your position as troop commander. If you and your fellows ever find any joy in it, you can all boast, some day, that you served once in the Regulars." No sooner had the men eaten than a line of auto trucks rolled up with trained recruits for the Regulars. But these recruits had not eaten, so another supper had to be prepared. Before they were through eating a hundred troopers, leading extra...
Title:At The Defense Of Pittsburgh; Or, The Struggle To Save America's "fighting Steel" SupplyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217775136

ISBN - 13:9780217775137

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