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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

by SERVICE, Robert W

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New York: Barse & Hopkins, [1916]. Octavo (19.5cm). Green cloth stamped in gilt; 192pp. Rubbed, with some gilt on front flaking away, with mild foxing throughout: Good. World War I poetry; Service drove an ambulance for the American Red Cross.


Originally published in 1916, Rhymes Of A Red Cross Man is a collec tion of poems based on Robert Service’s experience driving a Red Cross ambulance in France during World War I. Some selections include "The Fool," "Our Hero," "My Mate," "The Convalescent," "Wounded," "The Man From Athabaska," "Carry On," "Bill the Bomber,"  "The Odyssey of ’Erbert ’Iggins," and "The Stretcher Bearer."


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