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The Diary of Charles Edward Wells, and What Happened After The Gre...

By: Charles Edward Wells; Chandra Jo Bolton, Compiler

The diary of Charles Edward Wells, World War I American Expeditionary Force Engineer.

This morning and this afternoon the lieutenant, three non-coms, and myself, went out looking over the outposts that we are to put barb-wire around tonight. While on one of the posts the Huns began to shell it, so we had to take cover in a shelter that was under observation. While in there the Huns tried to hit it with two-tins, so while the shelling was on we had to leave double time, so we left, we had a couple close calls.

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