The First Three!
American Red Cross
World War (1914-1918)
An advertisement from the American Red Cross honors the ultimate sacrifice made by three World War I soldiers. Merle David Hay, Thomas Francis Enright, and James Bethel Gresham were the first American soldiers killed in action in France during World War I.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
World War I Broadsides
70 x 52 cm
Kidder, “The First Three!,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed June 26, 2019, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/13372.