Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Monday, April 18, 2016

American Homefront: A Typical Day's Headlines

Thanks to reader Joan Coleman. Gladys Leigh, the tragic war bride mentioned in the first headline, was Joan's grandmother's sister.

1 comment:

  1. Here's a complete front page for this day a century ago, from the local paper: