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024: Winter 1988

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'The Americans on the Argonne' with Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will be giving a talk on the Americans on the Argonne.  Peter Hart is the oral historian at the Imperial War Museum and has written several titles on the First World War. His latest books for Profile are Gallipoli, The Great War and Voices from the Front. IMAGE: Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Div…


'The American Expeditionary Force on the Argonne' by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will be giving a presentation on the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) on the Argonne in 1918.    IMAGE: Decoration of regimental colors by General Passaga, 32nd French Army Corps. 


13 December 1914: Cpl Jean Corraud

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Jean Corraud was a member of the territorials at the time of the outbreak of war. He transferred to the 168th Regiment d'infanterie at some point between 3 and 18 August 1914, Jean served for his whole war on the Argonne front from September 1914. As part of the 2nd Battalion, he was killed in action during an attack in the Bois de Mort-Mare on 1…


20 December 1914: 820 Marsouin Simon Chantelot

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Simon Chantelot had just begun his compulsory military service with the 6th Colonial Infantry at Lyon at the time of the outbreak of war. Seeing action in the Vosges/Alsace and the Argonne, he was wounded in action near Ypres in mid-December and died in the auxiliary hospital at Mantes-la-Jolie/Yvelines on 20 December 1914. Simon Chantelot is buri…


Pvt William J Ryan, 5th Marine Regiment USMC.

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Born at Ft Wayne in 1889, William enlisted into the US Marine Corps in April 1917 and, after training at Parris Island, he was allotted to the 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Division. A participant in the actions at Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel and the Argonne, he served in the Army of occupation on the Rhine after the armistice before being sent back …