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Lessons Lived, Learned, Lost: Episodic Progress in U.S. and British Experiences in Coalition Warfare, 1900–1918

William T. Johnsen

in The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the so-called intellectual baggage that set the context for the Anglo-American negotiations of 1937–1941 by examining the experience of the respective national military leaders ... More


“Cupid in the AEF”: U.S. Soldiers and Women abroad in World War I

Susan Zeiger

in Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the military, diplomatic, and domestic implications arising out of relations between US soldiers and local women during World War I. Foreign women had long been seen as both ... More


Combat: St. Mihiel (20 August–14 September 1918)

Jon B. Mikolashek

in Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In the late summer of 1918, the American Expeditionary Force has grown enough in size and in structure to participate fully in the war. Though American forces have already been pushed into battle to ... More


Off to Paris: Here Come the Americans (28 May–15 December 1917)

Jon B. Mikolashek

in Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Patton, assigned as a staff officer, deploys to France as part of the lead element of the American Expeditionary Force under General John J. Pershing. Patton sails to France aboard HMS Baltic and ... More


Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Jon B. Mikolashek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

George S. Patton, one of the United States’ greatest field commanders, played a vital role in American involvement in World War I and the creation of the United States Tank Corps. While most ... More


‘Over there’: American confidence and the narrative of resilience in the Great War

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

American military deaths in the Great War, which totalled 116,708, can be considered minor, in comparison to the millions lost by Germany, France, Britain, and other nations. Yet the comparatively ... More


Conclusion

Jon B. Mikolashek

in Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Prior to the Great War, George S. Patton was a lowly lieutenant known more for his personal wealth than for military ability. World War I changed all that. Always a driven and intrepid solider, ... More


Battle, 1918

Thomas I. Faith

in Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038686
eISBN:
9780252096624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038686.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the American Expeditionary Force's (AEF) experiences with poison gas on the Western Front and the logistical effort made by the United States to support chemical warfare ... More


AWOL Wally: The Most Famous Doughboy You Never Heard About

Robert C. Harvey

in Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461428
eISBN:
9781626740778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461428.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter investigates the history of Wally, which is the pen name of a cartoonist named Wallgren. Wally was a soldier cartoonist during the World War I whose irreverent depictions of life in ... More


Introduction

Thomas I. Faith

in Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038686
eISBN:
9780252096624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038686.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book documents the institutional history of the Chemical Warfare Service (CWS), the U.S. Army organization responsible for chemical warfare, from its origins in 1917 through Amos A. Fries's ... More


The Tank Master: Patton and the Tank Center (15 December 1917–20 August 1918)

Jon B. Mikolashek

in Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Patton, after transferring to the United States Tank Corps, is now the head of the nation’s first light tank school. He has yet to develop the reputation for training he will attain by 1938 and show ... More


The True Test: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive (15 September–10 October 1918)

Jon B. Mikolashek

in Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The Meuse-Argonne offensive is a massive undertaking, the largest operation by the United States Army in World War I. Much larger and size and scope than St. Mihiel, it has a small but important role ... More


Origins, 1917

Thomas I. Faith

in Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038686
eISBN:
9780252096624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038686.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the United States' chemical warfare program as it developed before the nation began sending soldiers to fight in France during World War I. In 1917, the United States was ... More


The Spoils of War: Rest, Recovery, and Peace (10 October 1918–17 March 1919)

Jon B. Mikolashek

in Blood, Guts, and Grease: George S. Patton in World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177908
eISBN:
9780813177915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177908.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Patton’s wound is slow to heal; during this time, however, Patton is promoted to colonel. Discharged from the hospital, Patton returns to duty as the war ends. He hopes for the Medal of Honor but is ... More


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