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The American Army and the First World War

David R. Woodward
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Language
English
Series
Armies of the Great War
ISBN
9781107011441 (hardback), 1107011442 (hardback), 9781107648869 (pbk.), 1107648866 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Birth of a modern army
  • World War and American preparedness
  • Coercive power and Wilsonian diplomacy
  • You're in the army now
  • U.S. Army doctrine and industrialized trench warfare
  • Over where?
  • AEF organization, overseas training and deployment
  • Will the Americans arrive in time?
  • Failed expectations: "military establishment of the U.S. has fallen down"
  • Atlantic ferry
  • Neck of the bottle
  • Uncertain times
  • Cantigny
  • Into the breach
  • American soldiers in north Russia and Siberia
  • The beginning of the end
  • Establishment of the American First Army and St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne: September 26-October 31
  • Breakout, November 1-11
  • Epilogue.
Description
xviii, 465 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-455) and index.
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