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The unknowns : the untold story of America's unknown soldier and WWI's most decorated heroes who brought him home / Patrick K. O'Donnell.

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  • ISBN: 9780802128331
  • ISBN: 0802128335
  • Physical Description: xxii, 362 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Printed simultaneously in Canada. -- Title page verso
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographic references (pages 327-349) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
I. America goes to war, 1917 -- Getting over there -- The Kaiser's killing machine -- James Delaney and the SS Campana -- Q ships and depth charges: Das Boot -- II. Buildup, 1917-1918 -- Pershing and the AEF -- Ernest August Janson: first to fight -- Trench warfare -- III. Defending Paris, 1918 -- Belleau Wood -- Hill 142 -- "The Marines are fighting like Trojans" -- Edward Younger: Vaux -- IV. Counteroffensive, 1918 -- Turing point: Soissons -- V. By sea, 1918 -- Charles Leo O'Connor: USS Mount Vernon -- James Delaney: Brandenberg -- VI. Offensive, 1918 -- St. Mihiel -- Thomas Daniel Saunders: breaching the wire -- The skies above and victory -- "A natural fortress...beside which the wilderness in which Grant fought Lee was a park": the Meuse-Argonne -- Harry Taylor and the Wild West Division -- The charge of the Light Brigade at Gesnes -- Mission impossible: Blanc Mont Ridge -- Woodfill of the Regulars -- "I got a few" -- Louis Razga: the big guns -- VII. The final battles and coming home -- The final push -- The bridge -- Occupation -- VIII. America's unknown soldier -- the unknown -- Coming home -- Afterword: the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Summary, etc.:
A critically acclaimed medical historian describes the history of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery and tells the stories of those laid to rest there as well as those veterans serving as Body Bearers.
Subject: Tomb of the Unknowns (Va.)
War memorials > Virginia.
Sepulchral monuments > Virginia.
World War, 1914-1918 > Biography.
Military > United States > History.
Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)

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