ww1ha recently read and reviewed Dere Mable: Love Letters of a Rookie by Edward Streeter for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
Subtitled “Love Letter of a Rookie,” this is a comic collection of letters a fictional soldier in training camp writes home to his girl. Bill is a private, then at some point he’s a corporal, then I think he’s a private again. He’s in the infantry, then the artillery, then the infantry again.
Through it all, he is a combination of Gomer Pyle and Amelia Bedelia.
Read the full review.
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