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Unknown soldiers : the American Expeditionary Forces in memory and remembrance

Author: Mark A Snell
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2008.
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The Great War remembered -- ?This book is not a history of World War I, nor is it a history of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) on the Western Front. Rather, it is a collection of essays that examines how the wartime generation and those that followed have remembered or commemorated individuals, groups, and military organizations that comprised the AEF.??from the Preface; When the United States declared war  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Unknown soldiers.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c2008
(DLC) 2008001524
(OCoLC)191024021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Snell
ISBN: 9781612776095 1612776094 9781612776088 1612776086
OCLC Number: 819330571
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 274 p.) : ill., maps, plans.
Contents: "The price was made and the price was paid" : grandpa's scar and other memories of the AEF / Mark A. Snell --
Remembering the war to end all wars / G. Kurt Piehler --
Memory of the Great War in the African American community / Jennifer D. Keene --
Bayonets, blood, and beyond : a single day of combat for a Marine Corps rifle company / Michael Miller --
Brothers-in-arms : the 27th and 30th American Divisions with the British Army and the breaking of the Hindenburg Line, 1918 / Mitchell Yockelson --
Robert Rutherford McCormick : journalist, citizen-soldier, and country gentleman / John F. Votaw --
General Charles P. Summerall : the training, command, and education of the citizen-soldier / W. Gary Nichols --
In search of York : man, myth, and legend / Taylor V. Beattie --
Literature of the AEF : a doughboy legacy / Jack Capps --
"After they've seen Paree" : the AEF in film and music / Michael E. Birdwell.
Responsibility: edited by Mark A. Snell.
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