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Iowa Woman Tours Europe, Writes Eye-Witness Accounts of First World War

“…the sea was so rough that we all agreed to go down with the ship rather than try to freelance it with a lifeboat.,” Bernice Brown jokingly wrote about her voyage from New York City to France on the liner, Rochambeau, in 1918. Luckily, she didn’t have to get into a lifeboat; and she didn’t […]