The Book of the Homeless/Letter from General Joffre

The Book of the Homeless  (1916) 
Translation: "Letter from General Joffre" by Général Joffre

LETTER FROM GENERAL JOFFRE

[ TRANSLATION ]


Headquarters of the Commander-in-chief

of the Armies of the French Republic

August 18th, 1915

The United States of America have never forgotten that the first page of the history of their independence was partly written in French blood.

Inexhaustibly generous and profoundly sympathetic, these same United States now bring aid and solace to France in the hour of her struggle for liberty.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.


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