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First over there : the attack on Cantigny, America's first battle of World War I

Author: Matthew J Davenport
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Relying on letters, diaries, and reports by the "doughboys" themselves, describes the events that took place on May 28, 1918, when the United States fought and won its first battle of World War I in Cantigny.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew J Davenport
ISBN: 9781250056443 1250056446
OCLC Number: 905759370
Description: viii, 360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude: a speech --
Let 'em comes --
The advance guard --
Must not fail --
Adventure of war --
Life and death --
Marshall's 1st plan --
A hellish clamor --
Zero hour --
Second wave --
We took the hill --
A pack of bumblebees --
Ignore the bullets --
Half crazy, temporarily insane --
The world is watching --
Novelty of silence --
Final determined effort --
Epilogue: until we meet again.
Responsibility: Matthew J. Davenport.

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Relying on letters, diaries, and reports by the "doughboys" themselves, describes the events that took place on May 28, 1918, when the United States fought and won its first battle of World War I in Cantigny.

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