“April 15 1918 – Our wireless work is in…

“April 15 1918 – Our wireless work is
interesting, although
a grind. We keep station open day and night and are working in reliefs of four hours on
and eight hours off. Have to get the weather reports every four hours and keep
an ear open for any S.O.S. that might come. We are now catching the communiqués
from every country in Europe. We are ambitious to catch the States.”

American soldier in the Baccarat sector,
Lorraine, France On the Western
Front with the Rainbow Division: A World War I Diary
– Photo: Spring
1918, Lorraine, American wireless station.