Big Lake produced World War I hero
The ducks and geese, flying southward in autumn from the cold northland, werethe targets that trained the woodsman in the fine qualities of marksmanshipwhich probably saved a company of Americans in France from annihilation.
— George M. Moreland, "Herman Davis: An Arkansas Immortal,"Memphis Commercial Appeal, Aug. 8, 1926
When General John J. Pershing announced the 100 greatest heroes of World War I, the fourth name from the top of the list was Private Herman Davis ...
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