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First Dassel Battlefield Casualty in World War I: The Life and Service of Paul Ferdinand Dille (1893-1918)

Author: Stephen E. Dille with Dr. Roland P Dille and Lt. Col. Nicholas A. Dille

Description: Dassel Farm Boy

- Athlete: Baseball and Boxing

- Scholar: Dassel High School graduate (1912), valedictorian and class president; Hamline University student; Minnesota College graduate, Class of 1917, Commercial Degree.

- Christian: Baptized and confirmed at Lake Jennie Covenant Church

- Patriot: Enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on May 24, 1917. Killed in action on July 19, 1918 at Soissons, France. First soldier from Dassel, Minnesota killed in action in any U.S War

Page Count: 117                      

 

Dimensions: 8.5" wide x 11" tall (paperback)

Price: $16.00 + $3.99 shipping