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April 18, 2019



100 Years Ago

The Times

April 16, 1919

Tony Bissacca was in from Beulah Friday. He is still gaining and feeling quite well after his wounds on the French front and subsequent seven months’ confinement in a hospital, during which time it was questionable whether or not his shrapnel-wounded arm could be saved. Tony was also gassed, and entering the hospital weighing 217 pounds, and losing to 160 pounds speaks something of the siege he had. He was in the veterinary corps, it is understood, and while working with the horses a shell burst among them, tipping Tony over and disarranging his ma...



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