Ruth of the U. S. A. (McClurg)

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Ruth of the U. S. A.  (1919) 
by Edwin Balmer
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Ruth of The
U. S. A.

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Ruth crouched beside Gerry, and shot through the wreckage at the circling German plane

Ruth of the
U. S. A.


BY
Edwin Balmer

ILLUSTRATED BY
Harold H. Betts


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CHICAGO
A. C. McCLURG & CO.
1919

Copyright
A. C. McClurg & Co.
1919
Copyright
The Tribune Company
1918
Published March, 1919
Copyrighted in Great Britain





W. F. HALL PRINTING COMPANY, CHICAGO

TO
THE MEMORY OF
My Father
AN ENGLISHMAN AND AN
AMERICAN

CONTENTS


CHAPTER PAGE
I A Beggar and a Passport 1
II The Wand of War 17
III The New Rôle 30
IV At Mrs. Corliss' 42
V "You're Not Like Anyone Else" 48
VI "We're Fighting" 70
VII "One of Our Own!" 91
VIII France 110
IX To Picardy 127
X The Great Attack 141
XI The Resistance 157
XII "How Could This Happen?" 175
XIII Byrne Arrives 197
XIV Full Confession 212
XV Gerry's Problem 229
XVI Into Germany 244
XVII The Road to Lauengratz 260
XVIII The Message in Cipher 274
XIX The Underground Railway 291
XX An Officers' Prison 305
XXI The Raid on the Schloss 323
XXII "The War's Over" 348

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