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February 14, 2019

February 14, 1919 Hans Running, of Petersburg, is one of the first, if not the first Alaskan to see service on the actual fighting front in France, who has returned to Alaska. He arrived in Petersburg on the City of Seattle last Saturday. He fought with his unit through the battle at Verdun, where the Germans made such a desperate effort to break the American lines, and also at the Argonne Forest where the Americans were given the task of driving the Germans from positions which the French and British had been unable to capture for years. Running escaped without a wound and as soon as...

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