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The war to end all wars : the American military experience in World War I

Author: Edward M Coffman
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The War to End All Wars is considered by many to be the best single account of America's participation in World War I. Covering famous battles, the birth of the air force, naval engagements, the War Department, and experiences of the troops, this indispensable volume is again available in paperback for students and general readers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Coffman
ISBN: 0813120969 9780813120966 0813109558 9780813109558
OCLC Number: 38842092
Notes: Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1968. With new pref. by author.
Description: xiv, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
List of Illustrations --
List of Maps --
Prologue (starting p. 3) --
I The Coming of the War (starting p. 5) --
II The Army Girds for Action (starting p. 20) --
III "War Isn't All Brass Buttons and Cheering" (starting p. 54) --
IV The Navy Does Its Share (starting p. 86) --
V Pershing Builds an Army (starting p. 121) --
VI A Divided Effort: War Department and GHQ (starting p. 159) --
VII The Romance and Reality of the Air War (starting p. 187) --
VIII "They Are Putting New Life into the Game" (starting p. 212) --
IX The AEF Comes of Age (starting p. 262) --
X The Final Blow (starting p. 299) --
XI The Stacking of the Arms (starting p. 357) --
Essay on Sources (starting p. 365) --
Index (starting p. 397)
Responsibility: Edward M. Coffman.

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