Official History of 82nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces: "All American Division" : 1917-1919 (Google eBook)
Bobbs-Merril, 1919 - World War, 1914-1918 - 310 pages
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Collapse at Meuse-Argonne: The Failure of the Missouri-Kansas Division
Robert H. Ferrell
Limited preview - 2004
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Page 14 - The Allies will gain new heart and spirit in your company. "I wish that I could shake the hand of each one of you and bid you god-speed on your mission. "GEORGE RI...
Page 293 - Meuse within the divisional sector. It was gratifying to see your troops in such good physical shape, but still more so to know that the moral tone of all ranks is so high. I am sure that they will carry this high standard back into whatever tasks lie before them when they return to civil life.
Page 14 - Soldiers of the United States, the people of the British Isles welcome you on your way to take your stand beside the armies of many nations now fighting in the Old World the great battle for human freedom. The Allies will gain new heart and spirit in your company. I wish that I could shake the hand of each one of you and bid you Godspeed on your mission.
Page 293 - Division may proudly carry home with them the gratitude of the Allies with whom they fought and the pride of their fellows throughout our forces. I want them to know of my own appreciation of the part they have played in the victories which are to the credit of American arms.
Page 44 - Forest by flanking it from the east and to assist in cutting off hostile artillery fire and observation from the eastern slopes of the Argonne.
Page 293 - MY DEAR GENERAL ALEXANDER: It gives me great pleasure to extend to you and the officers and men of the 77th Division my compliments upon their splendid work while in France. Arriving in April, 1918, their training with the British was interrupted, and by the end of June the division was in a quiet part of the line near Baccarat, thus releasing veteran divisions for the active battle. After slightly...
Page 295 - It gives me great pleasure to express to you my appreciation of the officers in your department with whom I have been officially associated during the past ten years.
Page 296 - ... feat of arms of which the Division Commander and his fine Division have cause to be very proud. 2. The Army Commander takes this opportunity to express his appreciation of the services of the 29th Division, while a part of this Army and wishes it Godspeed in the final phase of its services as a part of the American Expeditionary Forces. By Command of Lieutenant General Liggett. HA DRUM, Chief of Staff. Official Seal: HK Lour.