New PDF release: America and World War I

By Mark D. Van Ells

It has now been a century due to the fact global warfare i started, yet America’s position during this tremendous fight has been mostly forgotten on each side of the Atlantic. Historian and commute author Mark D. Van Ells goals to alter that. the US and international battle I follows within the footsteps of the Doughboy—as the U.S. soldier of the good battle used to be known—from the educational camps of the USA to the frontlines of Europe. Tracing the totality of America’s event from the standards 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 realm had by no means noticeable, 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 various locations that stay unmarked and uncommemorated.

Through their very own phrases, we research the emotions of these younger women and men who served within the conflict. What have been their inner most techniques and fears? Their own thoughts? Such eyewitness debts, woven into the material of every bankruptcy, supply this absorbingly written publication an immediacy and vividness that marks a brand new departure in guidebooks.

• significant battles and battlefields

• Memorials, museums, websites, cemeteries, and statues

• tips to get there

• What to see

• Eyewitness accounts

• Maps

• Then and now photographs

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