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A Journey Through France in War Time by Butler

[Illustration: Typical French Soldier in Uniform.]

A Journey Through France in War Time

By JOSEPH G. BUTLER, JR.

Member of The American Industrial Commission to France.

THE PENTON PRESS CLEVELAND 1917

[Illustration: inscription by author.]

Copyright, 1917, by Joseph G. Butler, Jr., Youngstown, O. One hundred copies of this edition have been printed of which this is number 39

_Second Edition_

TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF FRANCE WHO AMID INEXPRESSIBLE SORROWS AND INFINITE CARES EXTENDED A GRACIOUS WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION AND TO THE AUTHOR THIS BOOK IS GRATEFULLY DEDICATED

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CONTENTS

CHAPTER I Origin of the Purpose of the Trip.

CHAPTER II Crossing the Atlantic.

CHAPTER III Bordeaux and Paris.

CHAPTER IV Meeting England's Premier.

CHAPTER V The Birthplace of Lafayette.

CHAPTER VI A Great Munitions Plant.

CHAPTER VII Art and Architecture of Aries.

CHAPTER VIII Along the Mediterranean.

CHAPTER IX Towns in Southern France.

CHAPTER X The Creusot Gun Works.

CHAPTER XI Approaching the Front.

CHAPTER XII Within Sound of the Guns.

CHAPTER XIII The Story of Gerbeviller.

CHAPTER XIV On the Main Front.

CHAPTER XV Reims and the Trenches.

CHAPTER XVI Back to Paris.

CHAPTER XVII On the Way Home--England.

CHAPTER XVIII On the Broad Atlantic.

CHAPTER XIX The French Steel Industry in War Time.

CHAPTER XX Where War Has Raged.

CHAPTER XXI General Joffre.

CHAPTER XXII The Work of Reconstruction.

CHAPTER XXIII French Business Organizations.

CHAPTER XXIV The Carrel Method of Treating Wounds.

CHAPTER XXV A City in an Army's Path.

CHAPTER XXVI Some impressions of France and the French.

ILLUSTRATIONS

Typical French Soldier in Uniform

Photograph of Commissioners, Taken on Train Leaving Paris for Limoges


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