L. S. Block

The Invisible Enemy | Influenza 1918
Yankee Magazine

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 | The Invisible Enemy

Yankee classic from February 1982 Boston in the summer of 1918 was hot and very dry, with only 8.13 inches of rain in four months, according to the U.S. Weather Bureau. For the men in “Receiving Ship,” a naval barracks on Commonwealth Pier where as many as 7,000 enlistees boarded while awaiting assignment or returning […]