While the us entered global warfare I in April 1917 her usual military counted simply 128,000 males and lacked the entire precious gear and coaching for contemporary trench struggle. through the Armistice of November 1918, common John J.Pershing's American Expeditionary strength in France had greater than 2 million males and used to be conserving 25 consistent with cent of the Western entrance. that they had helped destroy Ludendorff's impressive Operation "Michael" within the strains ahead of Paris; had grew to become onto the offensive themselves at St Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne; and if Germany had now not negotiated peace with unforeseen pace the USA military may have taken over from their drained Allies a fair larger percentage of the deliberate 1919 crusade. This concise account of America's first global category military, its association, uniforms, guns and personality, is illustrated with infrequent pictures and 8 complete colour plates.
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