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--Archival photos.

Second Lieutenants Muriel J. Janikula and Jeanne E. Janikula.

100 years ago

The Odessa Record

August 23, 1918

Over 3 million men under arms. Washington - Of more than 3,000,000 men now under arms, the United States has sent nearly one-half or more than 1,450,000 overseas for service against the enemy in France, Italy and Siberia.

These figures were given by General March in Saturday talks with newspaper men and members of the senate military committee.

The senators were told that some transports are making the trip to Europe and back in 19 days, and that the average has been reduced to 28 days, which with additional shipp...

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