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The First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made their Country a World Power by Warren Zimmerman et al.

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Zimmermann analyses America's emergence onto the world stage through the careers of five friends and political allies: Theodore Roosevelt, John Hay, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Elihu Root and Henry Cabot Lodge.  All but Mahan (a naval officer) were involved in national politics. Two were Secretaries of State (Hay and Root). Two (Roosevelt and Root) won t…


Blacks v. Whites 29 April 1919 Winchester, Hampshire

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Blacks v. Whites Fight at Winchester Camp. A dozen men wounded. This shocking headline appeared in the Hampshire Telegraph on 2 May 1919 to describe events of the previous Monday 29th April when violence broke out between black British West Indian soldiers and white American soldiers serving with British forces who were housed in barracks at Winc…


Americans All. Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I by Nancy G Ford

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Texas A&M University Press, College Station, $32.95, 2000, 207pp, ills, index.  ISBN: 1 58544 118 X.  His is a well-crafted history of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) which sets out to establish, and successfully so, that the US Army allied itself with progressive social reformers in integrating foreign-born and nonEnglish speaking dra…


Sons of Freedom: The forgotten American Soldiers who defeated Germany in World War One by Geofrey Wawro

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Basic Books. £13.81 (on Amazon special at the time of the book’s review). HB 596 pp. 14 maps. Ills throughout. Bibliog: Notes. Index. ISBN: Currently not published in the UK. Available via online shops. £20 from Abebooks.  Professor Wawro is the director of the Centre for Military History at the University of North Texas and joint editor, with…


Americans All. Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I

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Texas A&M University Press, College Station, $32.95, 2000  207pp, ills, index. ISBN: 1 58544 118 X.  [This review first appeared in Stand To! No. 63 January 2002] This a well-crafted history of the AEF which sets out to establish, and successfully so, that the US Army allied itself with progressive social reformers in integrating foreign-b…