The Doughboy: The Infantry School, Camp Benning Georgia. Georgia Camp Benning.
The Doughboy: The Infantry School, Camp Benning Georgia

The Doughboy: The Infantry School, Camp Benning Georgia

Atlanta: Foote & Davies, 1921.

First Edition. Hardcover. Tall thick quarto. Unpaginated. Black leather covered boards with blue, silver, gold embossed illustration on the front cover. Title on the front cover. Embossed gold lettered title on the spine. Illustrated end papers. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs including a photograph of General Pershing with a facsimile inscription near the front. Some creases to the pages. Some slight cracks to the gutters of the text. A few abbreviated pencil notes written next to a few soldiers listed in the yearbook. Contents include pictures of the staff, Department of Military Art, Courses, Roster, Air Service Officers, Medical History, Infantry School Detachment (Colored), Athletics, Social Aspect, pictures of the Camp and several advertisements. This is the first issue of the Doughboy. Camp Benning (Fort Benning) is located near Columbus, Georgia. The Camp was established in 1909 and named after Confederate General Henry Benning. Dwight D. Eisenhower was at Camp Benning from 1918-1919. Camp Benning was renamed Fort Benning in 1922. Good. Item #16934

Price: $250.00

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