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The War to End all Wars.

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 The War to End all Wars. The American military experience in World War I. Edward Coffman. The history of the American involvement in the Great War, first published in 1986 by OUP, has been to many the standard work on the subject. It was based upon some sources new at the time and used interviews with 30 survivors, including two divisional chiefs…


The War To End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I

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  The War to End All Wars, The American Military Experience in World War I by Edward M. Coffman   This work, first published in 1968, has been reprinted in 1998. The following is a transcript of interviews which took place in May and June 1998, between Dr Coffman and Paul Guthrie, exploring the elements identified by Dr. Coffman as crucial to un…


'The New Crusaders - The Americans at the Meuse-Argonne' a talk given by David Williams

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The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne remains the single largest and bloodiest battle ever fought by the American Army.  The Americans suffered around 122,000 casualties, a figure increasingly challenged as a very conservative estimate, with a disproportionate loss rate in the first eight days.  With the bulk of American divisions never having seen actio…


‘The American Expeditionary Force 1917-1918’ by Dr Graham Kemp

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Dr Graham Kemp will be giving a talk on the American Expeditionary Force 1917-1918.   IMAGE: The US Army in Britain, 1917-1918 Column of American troops passing by the Buckingham Palace, London.


The Americans on the Meuse-Argonne by Peter Hart

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The Americans on the Meuse-Argonne by Peter Hart   Peter Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum. Peter studied at Liverpool University before joining the Sound Archive at the Imperial War Museum in 1981. He is now Oral Historian at the Archive.