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The Black Cats of Amherst
by Jim Hamilton (Jim) '78
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Green Harbor Publications; 2018; 206 pp.
Genre: Non-fiction
Category: American Studies, History
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The Black Cats of Amherst is the true story of an ambulance unit that was formed at Amherst College in June of 1917. The unit served with distinction with the French Army in the last year of World War I. The book builds extensively on diaries, letters, and photographs, many of which are drawn from the Amherst College archive.