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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.

Yockelson, Mitchell A., 1962- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler Public Library - Butler 940.4 YOC (Text) 73174005027444 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 940.434 YOCKELSON (Text) 33946003088304 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451466952
  • ISBN: 0451466950
  • Physical Description: ix, 390 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : NAL Caliber/New American Library, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-379) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
World War, 1914-1918 > United States.
World War, 1914-1918 > Campaigns > Western Front.
Argonne, Battle of the, France, 1918.

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