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"And they thought we wouldn't fight."

Author: Floyd Gibbons
Publisher: New York, Doran [©1918]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibbons, Floyd Phillips, 1887-1939.
"And they thought we wouldn't fight.".
New York, Doran [©1918]
(OCoLC)558692643
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Floyd Gibbons
OCLC Number: 2178265
Description: 410 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: The sinking of the Laconia --
Pershing's arrival in Europe --
The landing of the first American contingent in France --
Through the school of war --
Making the men who man the guns --
"Frontward ho!" --
Into the line --
the first American shot in the war --
The first American sector --
The night our guns cut loose --
Into Picardy to meet the German push --
Under fire --
Before Cantigny --
The rush of the raiders --
"zero at 2 a.m." --
On leave in Paris --
Chateau-Thierry and the Bois de Belleau --
Wounded --
how it feels to be shot --
"Good morning, nurse" --
Groans, laughs and sobs in the hospital --
"July 18th" --
the turn of the tide --
The dawn of victory.

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