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American Red Cross - Canteens - The midnight canteen Red Cross headquarters at 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London. Every American soldier who comes finds a place to sleep in London and there are hundreds of them every night, is welcomed at Red Cross Headquarters, where he gets a fine meal at the canteen counter, and then is given a sleeping place in halls or offices of the big building. The men sleep in long rows on the the floors and tables. This was done for several nights during the period following the signing of the armistice, until other arrangements could be made for taking care of the big influx of American son leave in London

American Red Cross - Canteens - The midnight canteen Red Cross headquarters at 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London. Every American soldier who comes finds a place to sleep in London and there are hundreds of them every night, is welcomed at Red Cross Headquarters, where he gets a fine meal at the canteen counter, and then is given a sleeping place in halls or offices of the big building. The men sleep in long rows on the the floors and tables. This was done for several nights during the period following the signing of the armistice, until other arrangements could be made for taking care of the big influx of American son leave in London

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