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(Chicago Defender, May 25, 1918)
It probably doesn’t need to be pointed out that this ad ran in the middle of one of history’s bloodiest conflicts.
Posted by Gary Ashwill on May 6, 2010 at 10:05 PM in chicago american giants | Permalink
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Probably should have called the post "Over the Top." There's just not enough trench-warfare humor these days.
Gary Ashwill |
May 8, 2010 at 02:32 PM
It had to be Rube Foster - he controlled everything, right?
I'm guessing maybe it was an attempted tie in with Decoration Day, but it does seem just a bit out of place, even for the less politically correct 1918 era.
May 7, 2010 at 02:44 PM
Any indication whether or not the CAG employed the use of mustard gas in their war against the Cuban Stars?
Scott Simkus |
May 7, 2010 at 07:01 AM
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