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By John DellaGiustina

In 1917, U.S. army forces deployed to France and contributed considerably to the Allied defeat of Imperial Germany alongside the Western entrance in 1918. “The struggle to finish All Wars”—World warfare I—was the biggest, such a lot harmful struggle in human historical past as much as that point.

More than a century later, because the state appears to be like again, you will need to boost a deeper connection to the hearts and minds of the 2 million American squaddies despatched abroad to struggle during this significant clash. deepest first-class Elmer O. Smith of Michigan used to be a type of courageous soldiers.

This ebook locations deepest Smith’s warfare diary and letters into ancient context, describing how a standard American soldier underwent rigorous education after which fought bravely along with his unit opposed to a decided German military foe within the brutal stipulations and carnage of the Western Front.

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