“The other day we took a bottle of pinard out …

“The other day we took a bottle of pinard out under the apple trees and drew
over a group of poilus, who sang their songs some happy, some
passionate, and others sentimental — so justifiably sentimental during those hours
of reflection and uncertainty…”

WW1 American ambulance driver’s diary in France – History of the American Field Service in France – Photo: 1918, France, sharing a bottle of pinard under the trees