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Page 126 - We have paid for our success in the lives of many of our brave comrades. We shall cherish their memory always, and claim for our history and literature their bravery, achievement, and sacrifice.
Page 126 - July 15, it struck again to destroy in one great battle the brave men opposed to it and to enforce its brutal will upon the world and civilization. "Three days later, in conjunction with our Allies, you counter-attacked. The Allied armies gained a brilliant victory that marks the turning point of the war. You did more than to give the Allies the support to which as a nation our faith was pledged.
Page 126 - Divisions of the American Expeditionary Forces. You came to the battlefield at the crucial hour of the Allied cause. For almost four years the most formidable army the world...
Page 205 - It was noted as an interesting coincidence that the war came to an end at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year.* * The treaty of peace was signed at Versailles on Saturday, June 28, 1919.
Page 165 - About 2,700 guns, 189 small tanks, 142 manned by Americans, and 821 airplanes, 604 manned by Americans, were concentrated to support the attack of the infantry. We thus had a superiority in guns and aviation, and the enemy had no tanks.
Page 126 - Three days later, in conjunction with our Allies, you counter-attacked. The Allied Armies gained a brilliant victory that marks the turning point of the war. You did more than give our brave Allies the support to which, as a nation, our faith was pledged.
Page 126 - This order will be read to all organizations at the first assembly formation after its receipt.
Page 214 - It is therefore the intention of this order to appeal directly to your pride in your position as representatives of a high civilization...
Page 10 - Thirty-first, Thirty-second, Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry, following in numerical order the infantry regiments of the Civil War. The Thirty-first was mustered May loth and left on the Ith, under command of Col.
Page 97 - Allied command, the suggestion was accepted in principle, and my estimate of their offensive qualities was soon put to the test. "The enemy had encouraged his soldiers to believe that the July 15 attack would conclude the war with a German peace. Although he made elaborate plans for the operation, he failed to conceal fully his intentions, and the front of attack was suspected at least one week ahead. On the Champagne front the actual hour of the assault was known and the enemy was checked with heavy...