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The letter, ca. 1862, was written from Baldwin Mississippi. It measures 1-1/2 inches wide by 2-1/8 inches. This is a very well-made WWII RONSON Brand steel case lighter with matte black crackle airborne paratrooper subdued finish. The strains and costs of compulsory industrialization were great, including a massive famine, creation of forced labor camps, and political purges that by the 1930s cost the lives of several million people. The cemetery was an original wartime one, used from July 1917 through till November 1918, and in 1918 was used by a number of Casualty Clearing Stations.

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Publisher: Naval & Military Press (July 25, 2015)

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