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On the front page of the first issue, Pershing endorsed the newspaper and characterized its purpose and content: "In this initial number of The Stars and Stripes, published by the men of the Overseas Command, the Commander-in-Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces extends his greetings through the editing staff to the readers from the first line trenches to the base ports. In some circumstances this would be augmented to a full battalion. Schulz also notes that all the buildings on the base are equipped with so-called arctic vestibules, which provide 24/7 access to shelter while ensuring the buildings remain secure.

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Garside's Wars: Memoirs of Bernard Garside F.R.Hist.S. (1898-1963)

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The Seventh Division, 1914-1918

3 Division Headquarters, Branches and Services Commander Royal Artillery: 4 August 1914 - 30 June 1915 (First World War, War Diary, Wo95/1390)

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Veterans: The Last Survivors of the Great War

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