Robert J. Godbey Collection - Journal, Vol. 2
**Note: Item number corresponds
to page number.
|1||godB_cover||Cover of Journal, Vol. 2
"The Experiences of Robert J. Godbey, Army Field Clerk, as a Member of the American Expeditionary Forces from February 18, 1918 to August 12, 1919. Vol. 2."
|1||godB000a||Handwritten notes from Robert Godbey|
|1||godB0001||Text-"Hutchinson and O'Connel...where the word
Picture-(1) Bottom: Saint-Nazaire-La Rue Amiral-Couret.
|1||godB0002||Receipt from Gindrey Fabricant.|
|Army Requisition form-Permission to visit La Baule for Robert J. Godbey signed by Major Edwin K. Smith.|
|1||godB0004||Text: "Sainte-Marguerite...Y.M.C.A. as an officers
Pictures (2) Top-Ste.-Maugerite, pres Pornichet Le Semphore et la Cote.
Bottom: Pornichet-Sainte-Maurgerite-Vue generale de la
|1||godB0005||Pictures (2) Top: Ste-Maugerite "Ker Phia".
Bottom: Ste-Maugerite-Hotel Ste-Maugerite.
|1||godB0006||Pictures (2) Top: Ste-Maugerite-Route de Bonne
Source a Ste.-Maurgerite
Bottom: Ste-Maugerite-Avenue de la Plage.
|1||godB0007||Text: "Hutchinson, O'connel, and I...found
Lieutenant Strong and Lieutenant Steele..."
Train ticket (1) St. Nazaire.
|1||godB0008||Text: "...we went for a swim...La Baule."
Pictures (1) Center: Splendid Hotel La Baule-sur-mer, E. Kohr, Proprietaire.
|1||godB0009||Text: "..."French Beauties"...."Polar Bear Club"..."
Pictures (1) Top: Baigneuses
|1||godB0010||Text: "...French beauties...If they married an
Pictures (2) Top: Aux Bains de Mer.
Bottom: Sur Les Bords De L'Ocean-La Grotte des Sirenes.
|Pictures (2) Top: Au Bord De L'Ocean-La Jolie
|1||godB0012||Pictures (2) Top: Scene De Plage.
|1||godB0013||Pictures (2) Top: Baigneuses Sortant De Sa Cabine.
Bottom: Bain De Soleil-Baigneuses.
|1||godB0014||Pictures (2) Top: Plaisics De La Mer-Au Bain.
Bottom: A La Mer-Sorlie Du Bain.
|1||godB0015||Pictures (2) Top: Baigneuses.
Bottom: Bains De Mer-Reverie.
|1||godB0016||Pictures (2) Top: Baigneuses
Bottom: Sur Les Bords De L'Ocean
|1||godB0017||Pictures (2) Top: Baigneuses.
Bottom: Sur Les Bords De L'Ocean-Le Bain De Lezard.
|Pictures (2) Top: La Baule Sur-Mer L'Allee De La
Bottom: La Baule Le Casino A L'Heure De L'Apertif
|1||godB0019||Pictures (2) Top: La Baule-Ser-Mer L'Avenue De
Bottom: La Baule Le Passage Pres De La Gare.
|1||godB0020||Pictures (2) Top: La Baule-La Sortie De La Grand
Bottom: La Baule-Ker Maurice.
|1||godB0021||Text: "Soldiers of the U.S. Army gathered for the
speech from General Pershing..."
Pictures (2) Top: General Pershing?
Bottom: St. Nazaire-La Jardin De Plantes.
|1||godB0022||Text: "Prettiest places in St. Nazaire..."
Pictures (2) Top: St. Nazaire-La Jardin De Plantes
Bottom: St. Nazaire Un Coin Du Jardin Des Plantes.
|1||godB0023||Text: "Tell the most interesting happenings as they
Pictures (2) Top: St. Nazaire Eglise Sainte Nazaire.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire-Le Eglise.
|1||godB0024||Text: "...It would be impossible to illustrate the
walk from the station to the HQ..."
Pictures (2) Top: Sainte-Nazaire-La Rue De Nantes.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Rue De L'Amiral Courbet.
|1||godB0025||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Chambre De
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Rue Theirs Prise De La Place De La Gare.
|1||godB0026||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte-Nazaire Nufrage De
Transatlantique La Champagne.
Bottom: Sainte-Nazaire-La Jardin Public.
|1||godB0027||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire-L'Eglise Sainte
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Gare Du Trane De La Roche-Bernard.
|1||godB0028||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Le Piece D'Eau
Boulevard De L'Ocean.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Cesarne Les Douanes.
|1||godB0029||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Le Place Portie Sur
La Route De Saint Marc.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Tout Pres De La Ville On Trouve La Paix De Champs.
|1||godB0030||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Rue De Nantes.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Rue De L'Ocean.
|1||godB0031||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Vue Du Pont
Roulanted De Jardin De La Nouvelle Entree.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Sous Prefecture Et La Rue De L'Ocean.
|1||godB0032||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Panorama De La
Plage A Maree Base.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Usine Elevatroire Et Usine Electrique.
|1||godB0033||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Boulevard Albert
Et La Plage.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Banque De France.
|1||godB0034||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire L'Ecole
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire L'Hopital.
|1||godB0035||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Sous Prefecture.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Place Marceau Et Rue De Palaise Eglise Saint-Gohard.
|1||godB0036||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Vue Generale
Chantiers De L'Atlantique Chantiers De La Loire.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Vue Panoramique-Cote Rue Waldeck Rousseau.
|1||godB0037||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Panorama De L'Ecole
A La Rade.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Vue Panoramique Cote De La Rue De Palais.
|1||godB0038||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Vue Panoramique Au
Fond L'Eglise Et La Rade.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Caesern De La Briaridais.
|1||godB0039||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Grande Cafe,
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Place De La Gare, Cote La Rue Theirs.
|1||godB0040||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Vue Panoramique De
La Rue Amiral Courbet.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Caserne.
|1||godB0041||Text: "...loaded 30,000 troops in a couple of days."
Pictures (2) Top: Troupe Americanes Venant De Debarque.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Les Villas Boulevard De L'Ocean.
|1||godB0042||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Rue De Nantes.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Lies Postes.
|1||godB0043||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Les Halles.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Monument A La Memoire De Combatants De 1870-71.
|1||godB0044||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Etude De Rochers
Sur La Cote De Villes-Martin.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Panorama De La Nouvelle Entree Du Port.
|1||godB0045||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire L'Eglise De Et La
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Douranne Et La Bureau Du Port.
|1||godB0046||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Rue De Mean De
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Rue Villies-Martin.
|1||godB0047||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Rue Villies-Martin.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire La Rue Amiral Courbet.
|1||godB0048||Text: "Field Clerk name Easterling, every inch a
Pictures (2) Top: A.F.C. Easterling.
Bottom: The Lieutenants in Swimsuit.
|1||godB0049||Text: "No pictures are available of O'Connel....the
occupants of the Roundhouse..."
Pictures (3) Top Left: A.F.C. Easterling Top Right: A.F.C. Godbey
Bottom: A.F.C. Hutchinson
|1||godB0050||Text: "Along the beaches..."
Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Plage De Porsay.
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Un Coin De La Plage De La Rougeole."
|1||godB0051||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire La Piece D'Eau Des
Bottom: Saint Nazaire Le Pont Tournament Et La Caserne Des Duones.
|1||godB0052||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Scaphandrier Dans
Bottom: Saint Nazaire Les Phares Du Nuveau Port.
|1||godB0053||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Vue Des Ecluses Et
Du Pont De La Nouvelle Entree
Bottom: Saint Nazaire Phare De La Jetee Nord.
|1||godB0054||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Embarcadere De
Bottom: Saint Nazaire L'Avant Port Le Paquebot Transatlantique
|1||godB0055||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Nouvelle Entree
Perspective Des Ecluses Et De L'Avant Port.
Bottom: Saint Nazaire La Plage A Maree Haute.
|1||godB0056||Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Nouvelle Entree
Bottom: Sainte Nazaire Rochers Et Phare De Ville Es Martin.
|1||godB0057||Text:"...an American lady with Christian Science..."
Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire L'Hotel
Bottom: Military Pass "to and from his residence."
|1||godB0058||Text: "Shortly after we moved into Acker..."
Pictures (2) Top: Sainte Nazaire Les Chartiers De La Lore.
Bottom: Five Mast Sailing Ship.
|1||godB0059||Text Only Letter from General Records Office: "Reply to your letter requesting addresses of Lieutenant Homer and Private Eugene Moon..."|
|1||godB0060||Text: "...It was taken by Naval Aviator stationed at
Le Crosis in the summer of 1918..."
Pictures (2) Top: American Tank.
|1||godB0061||Text Only: Request for leave granted for Robert J. Godbey from Services of Supply Headquaters.|
|1||godB0062||Text Only: "I borrowed 100.00 from Lieutenant Feeley and 50.00 from Lieutenant Strong..."|
|1||godB0063||Text Only: "When we got off the train at Nantes this Frenchman told us where we could catch the train to Lyons..."|
|1||godB0064||Text Only: "...Adamson took out his pencil....Dub gave me for Christmas....Tomb of Napolean..."|
|1||godB0065||Text Only: "...he told me his name was G.A. Dooley....he came over from England where most of the Aero Squadron are stationed...."|
|1||godB0066||Text Only: "He is in the Air Service....back in the States when Potash gets back...all Adamson could say was "oui"..."|
|1||godB0067||Text Only: "Then I told Adamson and the Lieutenant what the price was...."|
|1||godB0068||Text Only: "...the M.P. told us the town was quarantined on account of the "flu"..."|
|1||godB0069||Text Only: "...here again was where I saw again the wonders worked by the French Red Cross-"La Croix Rouge Francais"..."|
|1||godB0070||Text Only: "The diagram I have drawn on page 44 is not correct....the correct diagram follows:..."|
|1||godB0071||Text Only: "Lieutenant Adamson...Adamson said...passed alongside the Rhone River...prettiest river I've seen with the possible exception...of the French Broad...."|
|1||godB0072||Text Only: "...hills along the French Broad...Lieutenant Familton...2nd-Lt. in the engineers and later proved to be one of the nicest persons I've ever met. He was Norburg."|
|1||godB0073||Text Only: "...full rate from Paris to Nice, when I got to Lyon...Lieutenant Norburg and me, for Adamson was asleep and Lieutenant Familton...place where an Ammunition factory had been before it blew up..."|
|1||godB0074||Text Only: "The Y.M.C.A. man told us that further on we would come to a "Salt Mine"..."|
|1||godB0075||Text Only: "We kept on passing thru the same "Olive Grove"...(it's now Thanksgiving day 1918) as this trip was made in October...for Spoopie wasn't along..."Lieutenant, do you remember when you were little about seeing Lulu and Leander in the funny papers."|
|1||godB0076||Pictures (2) Top: Les Marais Salants-Le Recolte Du
Bottom: Les Marais Salants-Le Recolte Du Sel
|1||godB0077||Text Only: "...Salt Mine...Y.M.C.A man...we would thru one of the largest tunnels in the world, in fact it is the next largest, the Simplon. The tunnel is 7 kilometers long....The P.L.M. stands for Paris, Lyon, Mediterranean, and it is one of the finest trains..."|
|1||godB0078||Text Only: "...conception of what "Camouflage" meant...we were getting into Marseille...makes good business for the P.L.M....Scotch Soldier...very much like the English...Italian M.P.'s...Austrailians..."|
|1||godB0079||Text Only: "And then I saw a British General...When the train got to Marseille...outside of the diner a Red Cross nurse came up...from Aix on her way to Nice..."|
|1||godB0080||Text Only: "...have an American girl...The Lieutenant had gone ahead of me and the nurse...saw on the run from Lyon to France..."|
|1||godB0081||Text: "I was quite surprised to see such a fine
Meal Tickets (2), Receipt Bottom: Cie Int Le Des Wagons Slits.
|1||godB0082||Text: "The slip on the other page shows the kind of
bill that is given for a meal on the French trains...we arrived at
Picture (1): Cannes La Garre.
|1||godB0083||Text Only: "While riding from Marseille....Lieutenant Norburg asked me...find Lieutenant Familton....Adamson and the Lieutenant went back...talking to a Y.M.C.A. man....Hotel Gonnet..."|
|1||godB0084||Text: "Our room very much indeed looked like the
picture above....Adamson told the Lieutenant that he would like a
game of billiards..."
Picture (1) Top: Hotel Gonnet, Cannes
|1||godB0085||Text: "I have never played billiards in my life
Pictures (2) Top: Billiard Hotel Gonnet, Cannes.
Bottom: Salle A Manger Hotel Gonnet, Cannes.
|1||godB0086||Text Only: "He was a Sous-Lieutenant in the Aviation Corp...he had a "morgue check"...Lieutenant Norburg always spoke of him after that as "window pane"...."|
|1||godB0087||Text Only: "We walked up the Promenade de la Croisette... and beyond the casino...people believe that there was a possiblity of the Germans bombing the place form the submarines..."|
|1||godB0088||Text: " ...we would go down to the Lieutenants
room...The above picture was taken from the front porch under the
Lieutenant's window...see this island of St. Marguerite..."
Picture (1) Center: Cannes La Pointe De La Croisette Et I'lle Saint Marguerite
|1||godB0089||Text: "There were not more than ten Americans in the
whole town...and no M. P.s at all...entire Promenade de la Croisette
was bordered with palm trees..."
Pictures (1) Top: Cannes Vue Sur L'Esterel.
|1||godB0090||Pictures (2) Top: Cannes Le Port Et Le Mont
Bottom: Cannes Promenade De La Croisette Et Le Mont Chevalier.
Picture (1) Bottom: Cannes Le Port Et Le Mont Chevalier.
|1||godB0092||Text: " The statue of King Edward VII is larger than
life...went down to the Y.M.C.A....formerly some famous yacht club.
All of the nobility of Europe...except maybe the Kaiser..."
Pictures (1) Top: Cannes Monument Edward VII Et Le Casino.
|1||godB0093||Text: "Enlisted men have one side of the building
and the officers the other...We asked the Y.M.C.A. man there in
charge what time we could take a swim..."
Picture (1) Center: Y.M.C.A. Building
|1||godB0094||Pictures (2) Top: Cannes-La Place Du Casino.
Bottom: Cannes Vue Generale Et La Croisette.
|1||godB0095||Text Only: "There was quite a number of officers... and Adamson and I were the only people who were not officers....Captain....There must have been 15 or twenty of us out there at a time...Frenchmen began collecting, watching the "Crazy Americans" swimming..."|
|1||godB0096||Pictures (2) Top: Cannes Les Mouettes.
Bottom: Cannes Vue General Prise Du Mont Chevalier.
|1||godB0097||Text Only: "Then I took a swim over to where Adamson and the Lieutenant were...back to the Y.M.C.A...The train left Cannes for Nice at about two something...arrived at Nice...we found the Major."|
|1||godB0098||Pictures (2) Top: Cannes Les Palmiers Croisette Et
Le Mont Chevalier.
Bottom: Cannes Les Casino Municipat.
|1||godB0099||Text Only: ""...came back to Cannes...The nurse came back with us, and Adamson was tickled to death with that. The Lieutenant and I were playing billiards..."|
|1||godB0100||Pictures (2) Top: Cannes Le Casino Vu De La Mer.
Bottom: Cannes Vielte Ville.
|1||godB0101||Text: ...and the Lieutenant and I already made up
our minds...At first Adamson and I had planned to go to Nice...and
then go to Paris...then cam back to St. Nazaire..."
Ticket (1) Top: Cinema Monopole.
|1||godB0102||Text: "We walked up the Promenade De La Croisette
beyond the Casino...went down to get the Lieutenant..."
Pictures (2) Top: Cannes Promenade De La Croisette.
Bottom: Cannes Le Kiosque De Musique.
|1||godB0103||Text: "I said to the Lieutenant...After walking
around for some time in this part of town we came back to the
Pictures (2) Top: Cannes La Rue Felix-Favre.
Bottom: Cannes Promenade De La Croisette.
|1||godB0104||Text: "We walked down the Boulevard Du
Midi...stopped to admire the Carlton Hotel..."
Pictures (2) Top: Cannes Boulevard Du Midi.
Bottom: Cannes Vue Sur L'Hotel Carlton Et Les Bains De La Croisette.
|1||godB0105||Text: "...the Y.M.C.A. man told us it was the most
expensive place in Cannes...had been to Italy and were then
returning to the U.S.A....our object at this point was to see an
Picture (1) Bottom:
|1||godB0106||Text Only: "We came back to the Y.M.C.A. building again and after a billiard game...last swim at Cannes...The Captain got the boat..."|
|1||godB0107||Text Only: "The Captain got the boat on the beach...The Lieutenant got sopping wet...a poor little insignificant field clerk..."|
|1||godB0108||Text: "...we had written Adamson a note and the
nurse to, telling them we had gone to Nice...maid on the
Lieutenant's floor...to leave Cannes and go on to Nice...to leave
Picture (1) Bottom: Cannes-Panorama Sur La Ville Et L'Esterel.
|1||godB0109||Receipt (1): Cannes Hotel Gonnet.|
|1||godB0110||Text Only: "Some American Officer...just before the train...I mistook for a Frenchman, but he was reading the Stars and Strips. I asked the Lieutenant....thought he was Secret Service..."|
|1||godB0111||Text: "The above picture is a perfect picture of the
Mediterranean Sea...along the coast from Cannes to Nice..."
Picture (1): Center: Cannes Vue Entre Les Rochers.
|1||godB0112||Text: "...in a very short time we arrived in
Nice...an M.P.....I said: (to Lieutenant Norberg) "we've been here
Picture (1) Top: Nice
|1||godB0113||Text: "We walked thru the Public Garden and over to
the Promenade des Anglais..."lazy Americans"...Allies giving the
germans such a fit..."
Picture (1) Center: Nice-La Plate Forms Du Chateau.
|1||godB0114||Text: "After walking up and down the Promenade for
some time we came back to the Hotel...saw some Major in the Signal
Picture (1) Bottom: Nice La Promenade De Des Anglais Et Le Jetee.
|1||godB0115||Text Only: "...went over to the piano and sat down. The Lieutenant asked me if I could play anything...try and play...'Il Trovatore'..."|
|1||godB0116||Text: "...the Lieutenant and I told her
good-bye...The above picture is an exact reproduction of the way it
Picture (1) Bottom: Nice: Les Lavandieres Du Paillon.
|1||godB0117||Text Only: "...passed a Stamp store...I told the Lieutenant that I intended coming back there...then this is war...not "necessary in the military service"...|
|1||godB0118||Text Only: "...this store was named the "Aux Lafayette Galleries" and it was one of the most beautiful stores...and I know that Spoopie would be delighted to see it..."|
|1||godB0119||Text Only: "...I wrote a 9 page letter home while the Lieutenant o.k.'d them...taking them down to the A.P.M....Nice, France, the "Playground of Europe"...|
|1||godB0120||Text Only: "The Lieutenant was game for a try at it, and I was all ready myself...with the bicycles at Villez-Martin...on account of being American...We passed lost of automobiles...we hardly se on in St. Nazaire unless it is a government car."|
|1||godB0121||Text: "After turning our bicycles we walked down the
promenade...We ordered some ice cream...Strawberry Sherbert....slice
of bread with damson jam..."
Business Card?-Confiserie Lapie Fabrique De Fruits Confit.
|1||godB0122||Text Only: "Lieutenant and I sat down on the bench...thought about...St. Nazaire...were all closed to Americans on account of the epidemic of "Flu"....Monte Carlo..."|
|1||godB0123||Text: "...I didn't have to pay as much as the
Lieutenant as the conductor explained he was an officer and I was
Picture (1) Top: Nice-Casino Municipal
Train Tickets (2) Bottom
|1||godB0124||Text Only: "This reminds me of a sign that I saw down stairs in the Mail Room. I was dealing with Block Signals over here on the Rail Road....The road from Monte Carlo to Nice...Rail Road tracks and the Street Car Tracks..."|
|1||godB0125||Text: "....and another beautiful place is
Villefranche...where the Street Car line runs...from Nice to Monte
Picture (1) Top: Villefranche La Rade Et La Ville.
|1||godB0126||Text: "The trip took little more than an hour, but
every minute of it was enjoyable..."
Pictures (2) Top: Monaco Le Prot of Monte Carlo
Bottom: Monte Carlo Le Place Et L'Entree Du Casino.
|1||godB0127||Text: "Lieutenant and I had just gotten back from
Picture (1) Top: Monte Carlo Cafe De Paris Et Entree Du Casino.
|1||godB0128||Text: "The electric light fixtures were
Pictures (2) Top: Le Casino De Monte Carlo La Salle Schmidt.
Bottom: Le Casino Monte Carlo La Salle Empire.
|1||godB0129||Text: "He explained that some of the rooms had not
been opened since the war..."
Picture (1) Top: Casino De Monte Carlo Salle De Trente Et Quarante.
|1||godB0130||Text: "Then we went to the theatre..."
Picture (1) Center: Monte Carlo La Casino Et Le Theatre.
|1||godB0131||Text: "...go thru the building once, he immediately
wants to go thru again,...."
Pictures (2) Top: Monte Carlo Ensemble Du Casino.
Bottom: Monte Carlo Fountaine Monumentale.
|1||godB0132||Text: "These pictures do not do the place
Pictures (2) Top: Monte Carlo Le Casino Salles De Fetes.
Bottom: Casino De Monte Carlo La Nouvelle Salle De Jeux.
|1||godB0133||Text: "The description of the theatre that I have
given is about all that can be said..."
Pictures (2) Top: Le Casino De Monte Carlo La Salle De Trente El Quarante.
Bottom Monte Carlo La Salle De Theatre.
|1||godB0134||Text Only: "We started down to the depot...He took us over to a nice restaurant called "Freddy's"...walked down by the Post Office..."|
|1||godB0135||Text: "...we stood there and looked across the bay
to the Prince's Palace..."
Pictures (2) Top: Monaco Vue Generale De La Principaute.
Bottom: Monte Carlo Le Casino.
|1||godB0136||Text: "The Lieutenant told me that these trees only
grew in the very hottest of places...Lieutenant was quite positive
they were cactus trees...seen...in Florida..."
Picture (1) Bottom: Monte Carlo Les Jardin.
|1||godB0137||Picture Only (1) Center: Menton Vue Generale Les Roches Rouges.|
|1||godB0138||Text: "The car from Monte Carlo to Menton is the
same sort of car that runs from Nice to Monte Carlo. We then started
on our way to Italy."
Train Tickets (2)
|1||godB0139||Text: "The picture clearly shows the boundary
between France and Italy..."
Pictures (2) Top: Menton Visite De Marchandises A La Douanne.
Bottom: Menton Frontiere Franco Italienne.
|1||godB0140||Text: "And so at last I was in Italy. I had no idea
when I came over here as a member of the American Expeditionary
Picture (1) Top: Menton Le Pont Sainte Frontiere Franco Italienne.
|1||godB0141||Text Only: "We stood on the bridge looked over to France then over to Italy...come back to U.S.A....come back to Menton...I asked the Lieutenant...."|
|1||godB0142||Text Only: "After dinner he brought some cigarettes and cigars around but the Lieutenant had some cigars with him...hotel in Nice...we came back to Monte Carlo..."|
|1||godB0143||Text: "After looking at the flower garden again we
went down to the Post Office of Monaco."
Pictures (2) Top: Monte Carlo Le Casino.
Bottom: Monte Carlo Effet De Mer.
|1||godB0144||Text: "The above gives some idea of the beautiful
country of Monaco...I have visited three different countries today,
France, Monaco, and Italy..."
Pictures (1) Top: Monte Carlo Vue Generale Prise De Beausoleil.
|1||godB0145||Text: "...the Palace of the Prince of the
Principality of Monaco..."
Picture (1) Top: Monaco Le Palais De Prince
|1||godB0146||Text: "...we came back thru the Public Garden and
bought a newspaper at the little stand shown above..."
Pictures (2) Top: Nice Les Jardins.
Bottom: Nice Avenue Massena.
|1||godB0147||Text Only: "...but it isn't worth very much in America...told the Lieutenant...Stamps...United States...Cape of Good Hope...Then I asked her to show me some stamps from Prince Edward Island...North Borneo..."|
|1||godB0148||Text: "...while others are very much cheaper than
they are in the States...After eating ice cream we went over to the
Savoy Palace...Promenade des Anglais..."
Stamp (1) Timbres Pour Collections.
|1||godB0149||Text Only: "The Savoy Palace is a meeting Place for all American Officers and most everybody in Nice, I think....There was no sugar, of course,...brought of some substitute called "Saccarine"..."|
|1||godB0150||Text Only: "...the Lieutenant started to smoke a cigarette...They had a very nice assortment of American cigars, but they didn't have any Portinas. He showed me a Corona."|
|1||godB0151||Text Only: "I talked with one boy who told me that he went form Bourges France to Menton....walked to the Promenade...The Lieutenant had been living for some time in Chicago..."|
|1||godB0152||Text: "We were intending to leave on the
11:Something train for Marseille...We saw the grotto as pictured
above...the Lieutenant remarked..."
Picture (1) Center: Nice Le Grotte du Jardins Public.
|1||godB0153||Receipt: Hotel Des Iles Britanniques for "Mr. Norburg R Godbey NO. 81" October 20-24, 1918.|
|1||godB0154||Text: "This train is for officers only...I thank him
and came back to the entrance where the Lieutenant was waiting..."
Picture (1) Bottom: Nice Avenue De La Gare.
|1||godB0155||Text: "We walked up the Avenue de la Gare..."
Receipt: Cafe-Restaurant Cecil Nice
|1||godB0156||Text: "We walked down to the Cafe-Restaurant
Cecil...I remembered what the Y.M.C.A. man told me coming down from
Lyon to Marseille and told the Lieutenant..."
Train Ticket (1)
|1||godB0157||Text Only: "The train stopped for Toulon...They read from Nice to Marseille...find some exit from the Rail Road yards...find an exit being used by French Soldiers..."|
|1||godB0158||Text: "Never in my life I seen quite as many French
Sailors...A few Naval Officers...Toulon is quite a large Port..."
Theater Tickets (2): Kursaal Cinema and Comedia Cinema
|1||godB0159||Text Only: "The places in Nice...When traveling in French trains..."|
|1||godB0160||Text Only: "...we got into Marseille..."Are you Lieutenant Norburg?" He said: "Yes." The M.P. said: "I have a telegram for you."...We walked thru the Station and went up to the Y.M.C.A...."|
|1||godB0161||Text: "There is 100 deaths a day from the "flu"...We
could see French, English, American, Japanese...I suppose most every
kind except German and Austrian..."
Picture (1) Top: Marseille Rue De La Republique.
|1||godB0162||Text: "...these fishing boats have long since been
replaced by the modern types of Commerce boats..."
Pictures (2) Top: Marseille Panorama Du Vieux-Port.
Bottom: Marseille Entree Du Vieux Et Port Transborder.
|godB0163||Text: "The bridge is directly in front of the street
that we came down when we stopped at the Rue de la Republique."
Picture (1) Top: Marseille Vue Generale Sur De La Garde.
|godB0164||Text: "I never climbed the Washington Monument nor
the Woolworth Building..."
Picture (1) Center: Marseille De La Garde A Travers Les Pins.
|godB0165||Text: "The picture gives a good idea of the enormous
size of the statue..."
Pictures (2) Top: Marseille Sanctuaire De La Garde.
Bottom: Marseille Chateau D'if.
|godB0166||Text Only: "This is the place where the Count of Monte Cristo was imprisoned...They look like they must be 3 or 4 inch cannon..."|
|godB0167||Text: "We walked out to the walk that led to the
Picture (1) Top: Marseille Ascenseurs De La Garde.
|1||godB0168||Text Only: "It was the French population lining up for sugar...We would walk up the Rue De Republique...reade the President's reply to Germany and talked about it over my lemonade and the Lieutenant's beer."|
|1||godB0169||Text Only: "...Chateau D'If...I understand it is full of German prisoners...picture show there, which is next to Zellner's. Majestic Number 1, isn't it?|
|1||godB0170||Theater Program (1) Center: Programme Kursaal Cinema.|
|1||godB0171||Text Only: "The chocolate was very nice...There were the greatest number of Automobiles in the streets and it seemed that the war might be in some far off country..."|
|1||godB0172||Text: "The billboards outside announce that tonight
they would have Wm. S. Hart and Douglas Fairbanks..."
Theater Ticket (1) Bottom: Comedia Cinema.
|1||godB0173||Theater Program (1): Mascamor.|