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United States Marine Corps

World War 1 Centennial Website

Contact: USMC@WorldWar1Centennial.org

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John W. Thomason Collection

Collection of personal artifacts belonging to Colonel John W. Thomason from his service in WWI. As a First Lieutenant in France, Thomason won the Navy Cross for his actions against enemy forces. Thomason's stories and illustrations from the Great War were later published in his very successful book, Fix  Bayonets. The artifacts are part of the John W. Thomason Collection at the Newton Gresham Library,  Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. 

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