greased & gasolined car.
orders all cars washed inside & out notwithstanding there is only one
“dry” pump in town! Impossible to obey order!
tells us it is “defendu” to read in bed & orders all blankets
rolled every morning.’
August 1918, American ambulance driver’s diary in the Aisne sector –– Illustration: WW1 soldier reading in bed by American soldier & awesome artist Curtiney George Foote
– National WW1 Museum and Memorial