The Lost Battalion

The Lost Battalion

by Thomas M. Johnson, Fletcher Pratt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803276133

ISBN-13: 9780803276130

Pub. Date: 05/01/2000

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

For a generation the Lost Battalion exemplified the best of America's involvement in World War I. Until World War II pushed the Lost Battalion out of the national memory with its own scenes of horror and heroism, mention of the unit's name summoned up what America admired in its soldiers: unpretentious courage, dogged resistance, and good cheer and adaptation

Overview

For a generation the Lost Battalion exemplified the best of America's involvement in World War I. Until World War II pushed the Lost Battalion out of the national memory with its own scenes of horror and heroism, mention of the unit's name summoned up what America admired in its soldiers: unpretentious courage, dogged resistance, and good cheer and adaptation under adversity.

Thomas M. Johnson was a newspaperman and author who covered World War I. Fletcher Pratt was a historian and prolific author. Edward M. Coffman is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the author of several books, including The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803276130
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
788,145
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.78(d)
Lexile:
1210L (what's this?)

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