The Long Way Home
An American Journey From Ellis Island to the Great WarDownloadable Audiobook - 2010
The United States has always been a nation of immigrants; never more so than in 1917 when the nation entered the First World War. Of the 2.5 million soldiers who fought with U.S. armed forces in the trenches of France and Belgium, some half a million, nearly one out of every five men were immigrants. In The Long Way Home, David Laskin, author of the prizewinning history The Children's Blizzard, tells the stories of twelve of these immigrant heroes...
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2010