The 88th Division in the World War of 1914-1918

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Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Company, 1919 - World War, 1914-1918 - 232 pages
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Page 109 - Officers commissioned from training camps (exclusive of universities, etc.) 80,000 Women engaged in Government war industries 2,000,000 BEHIND THE BATTLE LINES. Railway locomotives sent to France 967 Freight cars sent to France 13,174 Locomotives of foreign origin operated by AE F 350 Cars of foreign origin operated by AE F 973 Miles of standard gauge track laid in France 843 Warehouses, approximate area in square feet 23,000,000 Motor vehicles shipped to France 110,000 ARMS AND AMMUNITION.
Page 110 - Submarine chasers built 355 Merchant ships armed 2,500 Naval bases in European waters and the Azores 54 Shipbuilding yards (merchant marine) increased from 61 to more than 200. Shipbuilding ways increased from 235 to more than 1,000. Ships delivered to Shipping Board by end of 1918 592 Deadweight tonnage of ships delivered...
Page 108 - ... still remaining. The officers now there are doing work In every port ; matters not exactly navy business, but they concern the sea and'our ships. Every vessel that flies the American flag which arrives on the other side is handled by the navy. WORLD INDEBTEDNESS The Mechanics and Metals Bank of New York issued a statement showing the debts of leading nations at the beginning and close of the war, which is herewith summarized: Gross Debt of Aug. 1, 1914. Jan. 1, 1919. United States... $1, 000,000,000...
Page 107 - The total battle casualties," said General March, " that is, killed in action, wounded, missing in action, and prisoners, for the American Expeditionary Forces, is 240,197. THE MEN WHO FOUGHT " There have been some estimates published of the number of Americans who fought in battle in France, and guesses have varied by very large numbers. We have an estimate now prepared in France which gives us, perhaps, as near as can be determined the number of United States troops that took part in actual fighting....
Page 107 - ... CASUALTIES BY DIVISIONS Revised figures made public by the Chief of Staff April 6 showed that the total battle casualties — that is, men killed in action, wounded, missing in action, and prisoners — for the American Expeditionary Forces was 240,197. " I have just received a chart," said General March, " from General Pershing's headquarters giving the total figures by divisions of the killed in action, wounded, missing in action, and prisoners, according to the division reports received at...
Page 107 - There have been more than 500 artificial arms and legs furnished to disabled men to date by the bureau. The total number of amputations in the American forces was less than 4,000. There were no cases in which men lost both of their arms and both legs. Surgeon General Ireland of the Medical Corps of the Army and Colonel Charles E. Banks, Chief Medical Officer of WaiRisk Insurance, were cited by the bureau as authority for this statement.
Page 34 - ... were built in regimental drill area and this form of fighting was gone into with absolote thoroughness; small problems were eondneted by the sehool of musketry and snipers were given speeial eourses in eamouflage.
Page 109 - Offieers eommissioned from training eamps (exelusive of universities. &e.) 80.000 Women engaged in Government war industries 2.000.000 BEHIND THE BATTLE LINES Railway...

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