Clarence Diehl World War I Diary Vertical File Manuscript | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Scope and Contents: One notebook, 4 inches by 6.5 inches, partly filled, containing 20 pp. of diary entries from January 1, 1919, to April 16, 1919, describing routine activities in France. Also contains illustrated training notes for wire entanglements (30 pp.), trenches (12 pp.), metric conversion tables for building materials; and other training notes. Includes several lists of names. Author most likely Clarence Diehl, Company B, 28th Engineers, Light Railroad Department, France.