The Syrian Soldier in Three Wars

The Syrian Soldier in 3 Wars by Gabriel Elias Ward_wm.pdf

Title

The Syrian Soldier in Three Wars

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The book includes the memoirs of Gabriel Ward who enlisted in the US Army and fought in the Spanish-American War in Cuba, in the Philippines War and in WWI. In addition, it includes biographies of other Lebanese and Syrian soldiers who fought in WWI with photos in most cases. It has short essays on a diverse set of topics from the American flag, to Woodrow Wilson and the Czar of Russia. There are numerous tributes/advertisements by various notables of the Lebanese/Syrian community in the US, as well as some poems by Iliya Abu Madi, Nadra Haddad and other emigres intellectuals extolling the virtues of the "Syrian" soldier and war. Finally, there are a few samples of letters from soldiers to either family or Lebanese-American newspapers such as al-Hoda and al-Saih.

Creator

Gabriel Elias Ward

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Date

1919

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Text/pdf

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Paper

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Gabriel Elias Ward, “The Syrian Soldier in Three Wars,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed May 23, 2017, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/12672.

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