Len's Summary: First biography of the author of Through the Wheat (Nebraska, 2000), a novel of US Marines in World War One. A contemporary of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, Boyd served with the Sixth Marines at Soissons, Belleau Wood, St. Mihiel, and Blanc Mont, where he was severely gassed. For a review, go to www.scuttlebuttsmallchow.com/thomasboyd.html
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. The searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf was created and will be maintained in his honor.