The Resource Forty-seven days : how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I, Mitchell Yockelson

Forty-seven days : how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I, Mitchell Yockelson

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Forty-seven days : how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I
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Forty-seven days
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how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I
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Mitchell Yockelson
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47 days
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Language
eng
Summary
The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne is the deadliest clash in American history: more than a million untested American soldiers went up against a better-trained and experienced German army, resulting in more than twenty-six thousand deaths and leaving nearly a hundred thousand wounded. Yet in forty-seven days of intense combat, these Americans forced the Germans to surrender, bringing the First World War to an end. Historian Mitchell Yockelson tells how General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing’s exemplary leadership led to the unlikeliest of victories
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Forty-seven days
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Summary
The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne stands as the deadliest clash in American history: More than a million untested American soldiers went up against a better-trained and -experienced German army, costing more twenty-six thousand deaths and leaving nearly a hundred thousand wounded. Yet in forty-seven days of intense combat, those Americans pushed back the enemy and forced the Germans to surrender, bringing the First World War to an end—a feat the British and the French had not achieved after more than three years of fighting
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10480735
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.4/34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D570
LC item number
.Y63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I
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how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I
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Mitchell Yockelson
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  • How Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I
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how Pershings warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I
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Forty-seven days : how Pershing's warriors came of age to defeat the German Army in World War I, Mitchell Yockelson
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-379) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacontent
Contents
Black Jack -- First Army is born -- St. Mihiel -- Preparing for America's greatest battle -- On with the battle -- Advance! -- Behind the lines -- No progress -- Fighting in the Argonne -- There is much fighting ahead -- Regrouping First Army -- Resuming the attack -- Now we are making headway -- The end is near -- First Army has come of age -- The battle will be over today
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ocn911068453
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 390 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
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9780451466952
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2015039121
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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illustrations
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u1927211
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  • (OCoLC)911068453
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