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Click here to view the article on November 26, 1918 in the Evening Record on two Hackensack men, Joe Corby and William Puglia, dodging shells at the front.


In a second letter printed in the Evening Record only four days later, Joe Corby writes home to his Mother about his experience of going “OVER THE TOP” as the soldiers during World War I would refer to coming out of the trenches and attacking the enemy while running through an open field known then as ‘No Mans Land”.

 
       Click here to read article of November 30, 1918 which printed
Joe Corby’s letter to his Mother. 

                                                                Written By
                                                                    Bob Meli
November 30, 1918

 

 

Background image of American troops charging over the top taken from:

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2014/jul/24/history-channel-series-targets-ww-i-wea/