1918-1919 diary of David A. Landis (1897-1967), documenting his military service in World War I. Born April 8, 1897 in East Petersburg, PA, Landis was a 1914 graduate of the Franklin and Marshall Academy. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 1918, he enlisted on June 3, 1918 in Company F of the 26th Engineers Regiment (U.S. Army). Landis's diary covers the period from July 30, 1918 to March 21, 1919. An annotated transcription of the diary was created by Hackman Summer Scholar Emily Hawk.
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