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First detachment of Pershing's men reach zone of war

By United Press

A FRENCH PORT -- The first detachment of American troops has landed on French soil. The troops are Pershing's regulars.

The voyage from an American port was made safely without untoward incident. incident.

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The work of disembarking the American soldier was proceeding rapidly today. The townspeople gave them a frenzied welcome.

The troops marched from the piers to their temporary camp, which had been selected some time previously, amidst a great demonstration.

The harbor was a scene of feverish activity as the troops were discharging from their ships and the unloading of the vast amount of military paraphernalia began.


This is the first to be published regarding the American troops dispatched to France, though their departure was known press associations and newspapers. The number and identity of the troops cannot be revealed beyond the fact that they are units of the regular army.

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