By Donald M. Goldstein
Bargains a concise and hugely readable account of the yankee military first struggle in Europe - includes greater than four hundred photographs that depict the bleak realities of global struggle I on land, within the air, and at sea - Joins Brasseys sequence the USA at struggle the United States in global battle I provides an summary of this cataclysmic battle and makes a speciality of the $64000 American contribution in the course of 1917 and 1918.
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Two days later, however, Baker told him his orders had been changed. He would not be commanding that newly formed division. For political purposes, as well as morale, it had become necessary to establish an American presence overseas, and soon. Pershing would now be going overseas at once as commanderin-chief of all American forces in Europe. That afternoon, when Pershing met with Baker and President Wilson, Pershing was told his role was being expanded, mainly as a reaction to the Allied Military Missions now in Wash- 2-14 Troops playing baseball.
Had entered the war. Next day he met with British Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, who by that time had been named First Sea Lord. Jellicoe shocked 10277-America in WWI 11/12/03 3:29 PM Page 39 3-28 HMS Vindictive sunk off the coast of Belgium. Sims by telling him that 844 Allied ships had been sunk in the first three months of unrestricted submarine warfare [3-28 to 3-30]. The situation had become so bad that many sailors and merchant seamen were actually refusing to sail. Both men agreed that at the moment Germany was winning.
4-27 Poster urging men to join the Army. Getting the Boys “Over There” 49 10277-America in WWI 11/12/03 3:30 PM Page 50 4-28 Men being urged to finish Liberty Destroyer 139. told his countrymen that the Royal Navy and the Mercantile Marine should devote more effort to the transporting of American troops. The question was not only military, but also political. ” When the war began in 1914, many German ships had headed to neutral American ports. Once America entered the war, these ships were confiscated and put to Allied use.
America in World War I: The Story and Photographs (America Goes to War) by Donald M. Goldstein