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America and World War I by Mark D. Van Ells

By Mark D. Van Ells

It has now been a century due to the fact global battle i started, yet America’s function during this tremendous fight has been mostly forgotten on either side of the Atlantic. Historian and trip author Mark D. Van Ells goals to alter that. the United States and global warfare I follows within the footsteps of the Doughboy—as the U.S. soldier of the nice warfare used to be known—from the educational camps of the U.S. to the frontlines of Europe. Tracing the totality of America’s event from the criteria that led the state to go into the conflict in April 1917 to the armistice in November 1918, his riveting narrative describes an army buildup on a scale the area had by no means visible, in addition to the war’s significant battles and campaigns¾and, all through, it leads the vacationer to the memorials erected within the Doughboys’ wake, in addition to to the numerous areas that stay unmarked and uncommemorated.

Through their very own phrases, we examine the sentiments of these younger women and men who served within the warfare. What have been their inner most innovations and fears? Their own stories? Such eyewitness debts, woven into the cloth of every bankruptcy, provide this absorbingly written ebook an immediacy and vividness that marks a brand new departure in guidebooks.

Includes:
• significant battles and battlefields

• Memorials, museums, websites, cemeteries, and statues

• how you can get there

• What to see

• Eyewitness accounts

• Maps

• Then and now photographs

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