The USA in World War One featured on The Western Front Association website 

US Soldiers in World War One

Articles in Stand To! (The archive of our journal is available online to members)

  1. The Role of the Doughboy in the Current American Renewal by James Brazier Private Martin A. Treptow ST2 1981 
  2. Combat Command on the Western Front. Perspectives of America Officers by Captain Harold E Raugh JR USA  ST18 1986 
  3. The 59th Division. A pilgrimage to the Western Front, Stretcher bearing and America Enters the War.  Western Front Pilgrimage 1920 by Nellie Burrin  ST19. 1987
  4. My War Memoirs by Einar Eklöf: American Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster as told to Thomas Nilsson. ST20. 1987 
  5. The Americans Join In by Bob Wyatt ST20. 1987
  6. American Victoria Cross Winners in the Canadian Expeditionary Force During the Great War by Captain Harold E. Raugh, JR, USA  ST17 1989
  7. An American Neurosurgeon on the Western Front: Lt. Col Harvey Cushing by William C. Hannigan, MD, PhD  ST31 1991
  8. Horace Pippin - An African American Soldier and Artist by Walter Kudlick  ST48. 1997 
  9. The American ‘Royal Engineers’ by Walter Kudlick ST54. 1999 
  10. The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I by Edward M. Coffman ST54. 1999 
  11. No Journey's End: An American Nurse in France by Ann Ray. ST61. 2001 
  12. Fighting For Respect: African-Americans in World War One ST72. 2005
  13. Woodrow Wilson and America's Entry into the Great War by L. Shurtleff  ST75. 2006 
  14. The Regimental History of the 21st (Light Railway) Engineers American Expeditionary Force by Norma O'Keeffe ST77. 2006 
  15. America's Great War Veterans by Jeffrey S Reznik PhD ST77 2006 
  16. The American Refugee Relief in France: The Shurtleff Committee by Len Shurtleff WFA United States Awards. ST79 2007
  17. Haul Down and Ease Off: The American Air Service Balloon Corps in the Great War by Frank A. Contey ST79 2007
  18. Brothers in Arms: The 27th and 30th American Division on the Western Front with the British Army and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line, 1918 by Mitch Yockelson  ST82. 2008
  19. The Forgotten Americans during ‘Backs To The Wall’ by Terrence Finnegan ST104. 2015
  20. Britannia's Unruly Stepchildren: Americans who Served and Died in the British Armed Forces 1914-1918. Part Two - Double Eagles - US Citizens in the RFC/RNAS/RAF by Michael O'Brien ST111. 2018
  21. Anglo-French Views of the American Army in the Autumn of 1918 by A D Harvey ST113 2018
  22. The Pill Boxes on Ypres’ Ramparts Vestiges of the Anglo/American defence of Ypres, 1918 by Peter Oldham ST122 April 2021 

Articles relating to the American experience of World War One on The Western Front Association website 

American troops on way to the front march through London Source: Department of Defense

  1. The War to End All Wars: The American Experience in World War One > 
  2. The US 2nd Division at Blanc Mont Ridge > 
  3. US Infantry weapons of the First World War > 
  4. Doc Pete: a Baltimorean with the Royal Fusiliers, 1917-1918 > 
  5. The Life and Death of Edward Osler > 


  1. African American Servicemen during WW1 > 

USA Army Soldiers of World War One Remembered 

Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing visits Arlington National Cemetery in 1925.

  1. Pvt Edward B Sargent RIP > 
  2. Sgt Omer Huntzinger RIP > 
  3. Pvt Joseph Welsh RIP > 
  4. Pvt Harry Myers RIP >
  5. Pvt Henry Gunter RIP > 
  6. Pvt Henry Richy RIP >
  7. Pvt Raymond Combs RIP > 
  8. CPL Charles Brust RIP > 
  9. Wagoner Ned Vandeventner > 
  10. Pvt Bura Haney > 
  11. Pte Edward Hill > 

If you would like someone remembered on a particular day of the year please let us know. Their story can be featured on 'Remember On This Day' as an an individual biography.

Nurses of the American Forces in France during World War One Remembered:

  1. Nurse Grace Copeland > ​​ 
  2. Nurse Crystal McCord > 

Books on the American Experience during World War One Reviewed 

Troops of the railway regiments, the US Army Corps of Engineers, in a tent at the light railway depot at Boisleux-au-Mont, 2 September 1917. © IWM (Q 6081)

  1. Devil Dogs Chronicle : Voices of the 4th Marine Brigade in World War One > 
  2. US Marines in World War One >
  3. The US Army of World War One > 
  4. Retreat Hell! We’ve Only Just Got Here > 
  5. Americans All: Foreign-born soldiers in World War One   > 
  6. African American Doctors of World War One > 
  7. Scott's Official History of the Negro in World War 1 > ​​ 
  8. American Armies and Battlefields in Europe >
  9. Rayford W Logan and the dilemma of the African American intellectual > 
  10. Trial by Friendship. Anglo-American Relations 1917-1918 > 
  11. The First Great Triumph. How the Americans made their country a world power > 
  12. Sons of Freedom. Forgotten American Soldiers who defeated Germany in World War One > 
  13. Torchbearers of Democracy. African American Soldiers in World War One  > 
  14. The Unknown Soldiers. Black American Troops in World War One > 
  15. Freedom Struggles. African American Soldiers in World War One  > 
  16. Two Colored Women with the American Expeditionary Force  > 
  17. The African American Experience in World War One > 

Book Reviews about the American Experience during World War One in Stand To! 

150 000 men passing the New York Public Library, watched by large crowds, during the Preparedness Parade in New York, 13 May 1916.

  1. WWI Crusaders: A band of Yanks in German-occupied Belgium help save millions from starvation as civilians resist the hard German rule. August 1914 to May 1917. 
  2. Quartered in Hell. The American North Russian Expeditionary Force 1918-1919 by Denis Gordon
  3. Britain, America and the Sinews of War 1914-1919 by Kathleen Burk
  4. America and World War I by David R Woodward and Robert Franklin Maddox 
  5. The Test of Battle. The American Expeditionary Forces in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign by Paul F Braim
  6. Treat Em Rough. The Birth of American Armor by Dale E Wilson
  7. Memoir of an American Patriot by Hamilton Fish (reviewed by Gunner) 
  8. Into the Breach: American women overseas in World War I by Dorothy and Carl J Schneider
  9. Art from the Trenches. America's uniformed artists in World War 1 by Alfred Emile Cornebise
  10. The American Expeditionary Forces in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign by Paul F Braim
  11. American Women in World War I by Gavin Lettie
  12. The All-Americans at War: The 82nd Division in the Great War, 1917-1918 by J Cooke
  13. Influenza 1918: The Worst Epidemic in American History by I Iezzzoni
  14. Yanks. The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I by John Eisenhower and Joanne Eisenhower 
  15. American's All. Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I by Nancy G Ford
  16. America's Great War - World War I and the American Experience by Robert M.Zeiger 
  17. Doughboys, the Great War and the Remaking of America by Jennifer D.Keene
  18. Race, War and Surveillance - African Americans and the United States Government During World War I by Mark Ellis
  19. Russian Sideshow - America's Undeclared War, 1918-1920 by Robert L Willett
  20. Harlem's Hell-Fighters: The African-American 369th Infantry in World War I by Stephen L Harris
  21. A Fraternity of Arms - America and France in the Great War by Robert B Bruce
  22. The First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made their Country a World Power by Warren Zimmerman et al.
  23. The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I by John Evotaw 
  24. American Battlefields of World War I. Chateau-Thierry - Then and Now. Volume One: Enter the Yanks as told in the actual words of the soldiers
  25. The Secondary Infantry Division in World War One - A History of the American Expeditionary Force Regulars, 1917-1918 by George B Cole
  26. Borrowed Soldiers: American under British Command, 1918 by Michell A Yockelson
  27. Organisation and Insignia of the American Expeditionary Force 1917 to 1923 by R J Dalessandro and M G Knapp
  28. Letters from Verdun. Frontline Experiences of an American Volunteer in the World War I France by W C and E T Hardy (Eds.)
  29. '‘Blinker’ Hall: Spymaster, The Man Who Brought America into World War I by David Ramsay
  30. Loyalty in Time of Trial: The African American Experience of World War I by Nina Mjagkij
  31. The Zimmerman Telegram: Intelligence, Diplomacy and America's Entry into World War I by Thomas Boghart
  32. Hero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America's First Naval Ace by Geoffrey L.Rossano.
  33. America’s U-Boats - Terror Trophies of World War I by Chris Dubbs
  34. African American Doctors of World War I - The Lives of 104 Volunteers by W Douglas Fisher and Joann H Buckley
  35. The World Remade: America in World War 1. G J Meyer 
  36. The American Expeditionary Forces in the Great War – Meuse–Argonne 1918: Breaking the Line by Maaten Ott 
  37. Hamel 4th July 1918: The Australian & American Triumph by John Hughes-Wilson.  
  38. War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission. Thomas H Conner. 
  39. Forgotten Soldiers of World War 1 – America’s Immigrant Doughboys. Alexander F Barnes and Peter L Belmonte
  40. Sons of Freedom: The forgotten American Soldiers who defeated Germany in World War One by Geoffrey Wawro