‘Oiled, greased & gasolined car. Lt. order…

‘Oiled,
greased & gasolined car.

Lt.
orders all cars washed inside & out notwithstanding there is only one
“dry” pump in town! Impossible to obey order!

Lt
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