Doughboy War: The American Expeditionary Force in World War I

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James H. Hallas
Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000 - History - 347 pages
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Drawing on journals, diaries, personal narratives, and unit histories, Hallas relates the story of WWI's "doughboys" -- the men behind the American rifles. He weaves from first experiences to the bloody battle at Belleau Wood to Marne and Argonne battlefields, crafting a uniquely personal and startingly real conception of how boys from America became soldiers in Europe.
  

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Hallas, the publisher of a Connecticut newspaper and author of several previous books on military campaigns, including another World War I study, Squandered Victory: The American First Army at St ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
War
5
Over the Pond
31
Hey Froggie
47
Murder in the Mud
61
First to Fight
77
Ebb and Flow
101
The Turn of the Tide
121
The St Mihiel Picnic
223
Into the Argonne
239
Death in the Forest
259
To the Bitter End
293
Peace and Home
309
Epilogue
327
Selected Bibliography
331
Index
337

Wounded
151
Experience of War
171
The Doughboys
195
About the Book
347
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JAMES H. HALLAS is the publisher of the Glastonbury Citizen, a newspaper in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

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