The Doughboys: America and the First World War

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Overlook Press, 2000 - History - 493 pages
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"As U.S. involvement continues to be a controversial factor in contemporary conflicts around the world, The Doughboys establishes the genesis of America's internationalist role in war and in peacetime held throughout most of the 20th century. Against the background of the entrenched isolationist sentiments of the early 1900s, The Doughboys examines how America overcame its reluctance to join what was seen as an Old World conflict and become involved in the First World War." "The Doughboys is a historical account of American soldiers whose valorous contributions in battle earned them a revered and lasting place in history."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This is a soldier's story. In his first book, Mead, a former reporter for the Financial Times, traces the history of American military involvement in World War I primarily from the perspective of the ... Read full review

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Jenn Leigh and Gary Mead are sharing their experiences and successful actions as two parents raising six children between them. Each of the children are doing very well in life. The authors are the owners of Kids Fun Club America. Kids Fun Club America is a group of concerned parents, grandparents and affiliates in a growing number of cities nationally who are co-creating the "Go to Website" for families. The authors are also on the panel of advisors for the "Family Advice Column" on the website. Jenn Leigh drew freehand as a child and was delighted to illustrate the book and plans to do more illustrating for future books. Gary's favorite role was daddy. He became an Eagle Scout and later a Scout Master. He loves traveling, art, photography and organic gardening. Jenn & Gary are concerned about the wellbeing of the family. They believe every child should be loved and nurtured and parenting should be a fulfilling activity. Both are enjoying their roles as loving grandparents.

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