The yanks are coming! : A Military History of the United States in World War I. / H. W. Crocker III.
- ISBN: 9781483015859 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2014.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Robertson Dean.
|Summary, etc.:|| Bestselling military historian H. W. Crocker III turns his guns on the epic story of America's involvement in the First World War with The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I.The year 2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Great War, and in Crocker's sweeping, American-focused account, listeners will learn how George S. Patton, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall (of the Marshall Plan), "Wild Bill" Donovan (future founder of the OSS, the World War II precursor to the CIA), Harry S. Truman, and many other American heroes earned their military spurs in during World War I; why, despite the efforts of the almost absurdly pacifistic administration of Woodrow Wilson, American involvement in the war was inevitable; how the First World War was "the war that made the modern world"-sweeping away most of the crowned heads of Europe, redrawing the map of the Middle East, setting the stage for the...
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