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World War I : the American soldier experience

Author: Jennifer D Keene
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"World War I explores the daily lives of the men and women who served the United States in the Great War. Relying extensively on letters, diaries, and reminiscences of those Americans who fought or served in World War I, Jennifer D. Keene reports on the training camp experience at home; the journey overseas; and the unique difficulties African Americans, Native Americans, women, and immigrants encountered in the  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer D Keene
ISBN: 9780803234871 0803234872
OCLC Number: 670324887
Notes: Originally published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Description: xvi, 217 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Timeline --
The United States in the First World War --
Drafting and training the army --
Morals and morale --
Americans all : the experiences of minorities and women in the military --
Fighting overseas --
The wounds of war --
Coming home.
Responsibility: Jennifer D. Keene.

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Explores the daily lives of the men and women who served the United States in the Great War. Relying extensively on letters, diaries, and reminiscences of those Americans who fought or served in  Read more...

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"The real value in Keene's work is her ability to look beyond the trenches of the Western Front, which have long dominated any discussion of the World War, and illuminate the struggles of a people Read more...

 
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