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Salvarsan

"Army Blanket, Olive Drab"

Line drawing in pen by Benjamin Meyer, submitted as an art class assignment in April 1922.

Grandpa Ben was an AEF combat veteran of WWI.

Private
Company D
53rd Infantry
6th Division
US Army
WORLD WAR I

"The Sightseeing Sixth".

The division earned the nickname through its extensive hiking and marching from one battle to the next.

It was said that the 6th Div did "40 days of marching in 15 days".


Added by: Salvarsan
10/24/2012

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