This Side of Hell by Lowell Thomas, 1932


Green boards with gold lettering. Story of World War I hero, awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, The Distinguished Service Cross and many other medals, not only from the United States, but several other countries. Tells of his heroic exploits and multiple adventures. Illustrations include: Dan’s soldierly mug, scars and all–but loaded down with glory and honors, One of Bob Ripley’s famous “Believe it or not” cartoons. As hard-boiled an hombre as ever fought cooties in a trench, Phillips was always ready for a knock-down, drag-out fight, Dopey Rich–Dan’s buddy, Rice had a longing for feminine company, Short Long, Dan unveiled the memorial to the First Division at Washington, Dan’s highest honor–The Congressional Medal of Honor.

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