Battlefield Diary of Cpl. George M. Taylor
Battlefield Diary WWI
Clicking the link will reveal the battlefield diary of a WWI soldier
whose story is simply amazing. (Be advised: This is a very large file with a long download time).
PDF of 316th Regiment
Clicking here will give you access to a book devoted to the 316th Regiment. Look for Corporal
Taylor's name. (Be advised: This is a very large file with a long
Students found Corporal George M. Taylor's WWI diary fascinating. Three students, Kate Abed, Noemie
Von Kaenel, and Leili Najmabadi were the first Palo Alto High School students to open and review the diary. They began
transcribing it and by doing so revealed a great deal about his character and the nature of the era.
FINDING SOURCES-Questions About The Diary
- Where did this soldier travel?
- Where do you think this soldier kept the diary on
- What is the value of an object like this?
- How different is a source like this
from a textbook or other secondary source?