A Texan in the Trenches: Mike Hogg's World War I Letters

July 2013
Southwestern Historical Quarterly;Jul2013, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p49
Academic Journal
The article presents and discusses letters written by the soldier Michael "Mike" Hogg during World War I from 1914 to 1918. Topics include Hogg's sister Ima Hogg, his experiences training for combat, the food available for soldiers like Hogg, and his experiences with the September 12, 1918 Battle of St. Mihiel in France.


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