Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory and Remembrance

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"When the United States declared war in April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson sent the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) under the command of General John Pershing to the Western Front. After the war, Pershing became the head of the American Battle Monuments Commission, the new government agency that commemorated the AEF's exploits." This collection draws on primary sources from previously unheard voices, including memoirs, autobiographies, official records, and oral histories, to present the coherent story of the AEF's experience and the
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Overview

"When the United States declared war in April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson sent the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) under the command of General John Pershing to the Western Front. After the war, Pershing became the head of the American Battle Monuments Commission, the new government agency that commemorated the AEF's exploits." This collection draws on primary sources from previously unheard voices, including memoirs, autobiographies, official records, and oral histories, to present the coherent story of the AEF's experience and the memories they evoked. Unknown Soldiers will be a welcome addition to World War I literature and a solid addition to the fields of military history and the history of memory.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873389402
  • Publisher: Kent State University Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Remembering the AEF

"The Price Was Made and the Price Was Paid": Grandpa's Scar and Other Memories of the AEF Mark A. Snell Snell, Mark A. 3

Remembering the War to End All Wars G. Kurt Piehler Piehler, G. Kurt 28

The Memory of the Great War in the African American Community Jennifer D. Keene Keene, Jennifer D. 60

Pt. 2 Soldiers and Their Units in Battle and Beyond

Bayonets, Blood, and Beyond: A Single Day of Combat for a Marine Corps Rifle Company Michael Miller Miller, Michael 83

Brothers-in-Arms: The 27th and 30th American Divisions with the British Army and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line, 1918 Mitchell Yockelson Yockelson, Mitchell 99

Robert Rutherford McCormick: Journalist, Citizen-Soldier, and Country Gentleman John F. Votaw Votaw, John F. 120

General Charles P. Summerall: The Training, Command, and Education of the Citizen-Soldier W. Gary Nichols Nichols, W. Gary 144

In Search of York: Man, Myth, and Legend Taylor V. Beattie Beattie, Taylor V. 165

Pt. 3 The AEF in Popular Memory

The Literature of the AEF: A Doughboy Legacy Jack Capps Capps, Jack 195

"After They've Seen Paree": The AEF in Film and Music Michael E. Birdwell Birdwell, Michael E. 238

Contributors 264

Index 266

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