In My Father's House Author:Bodie Thoene In the Trenches of France, They Had Fought the War to End All Wars. But the Real Battle Had Just Begun. — From every conceivable culture, men joined together in foxholes to fight World War I the Great War that would bring the world together in peace, for all time. Jews and Irish, blacks and whites fought side by side and formed bonds of friendsh... more »ip that would tie them together forever. Max Meyer, a Jew from New York; Ellis Warne, an Irish doctor's son from Ohio; Birch Tucker, an Arkansas farm boy even Jefferson Canfield, the son of a black sharecropper.
And as these men drew together in their common cause, the lives of their families became inextricably entwined. They prayed and hoped, wept and laughed and rejoiced as one when their sons and brothers and fianc?s came home from the battlefield.
But even as the Armistice is declared, another battle rages on the undercurrents of racial, religious and cultural intolerance threaten the very foundations of the nation. Will there be any freedom any peace on the home front?« less