Kitchener's Mob: The Adventures of an American in the British Army

Kitchener's Mob: The Adventures of an American in the British Army

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Kitchener's Mob: The Adventures of an American in the British Army

Kitchener's Mob: The Adventures of an American in the British Army

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"KITCHENER'S MOB" they were called in the early days of August, 1914, when London hoardings were clamorous with the first calls for volunteers. The seasoned regulars of the first British expeditionary force said it patronizingly, the great British public hopefully, the world at large doubtfully. "Kitchener's Mob," when there was but a scant sixty thousand under arms with millions yet to come. "Kitchener's Mob" it remains to-day, fighting in hundreds of thousands in France, Belgium, Africa, the Balkans. And to-morrow, when the war is ended, who will come marching home again, old campaigners, war-worn remnants of once mighty armies? "Kitchener's Mob."

It is not a pleasing name for the greatest volunteer army in the history of the world; for more than three millions of toughened, disci-

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