The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I

The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I

by Edward M. Coffman
     
 

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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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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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"The best single volume on the American war effort." — Allan Millett

"[Coffman] can explain complex matters in a few sharp paragraphs, illuminate technical discussions with personal vignettes, and use statistics to clarify rather than confuse.... Should become standard reading in twentieth-century American history courses." — Indiana Magazine of History

"A history of the entire American military involvement in World War I, it is widely regarded as the most authoritative work on its topic." — Lexington Herald-Leader

"It is quite simply one of the best accounts of US participation in WW I." — Paper Wars

"Indispensable." — Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

"Will surely stand as the first source for anyone interested in the conflict." — Stephen Ambrose

"As a reference on the American military presence in World War I, Coffman's book should be a standard for anyone interested in such studies." — Tallahassee Democrat

"A detailed picture of America's first great world military engagement." — UK News

"The Embattled Past" is a delightful little book, filled with interesting tidbits about American military history and some fascinating stories about historians, the teaching of history, and historical research." — J. W. Thacker, Bowling Green Daily News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813146447
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
02/26/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
496,223
File size:
3 MB

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