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Official Record of the United States part in the Great War

Official record of the United States' part in the great war the government account of the thirteen American battles and the recruiting, training, equipment, transportation, finances, health and casualties, incident to the army of four million men.
 
Description: The war with Germany, a statistical summary, by Leonard P. Ayres: p. 9-153.; "Complete official stories by the Adjutant general's office describing the heroic exploits of the seventy-eight congressional medal of honor men. Complete official register of awards of the distinguished service cross and distinguished service medal."; Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-310).
 
Published: 1923
 
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Official Record of the United States part in the Great War - Cover
 
Official Record of the United States part in the Great War - Title Page
 
CONTENTS
 
Chapter - Page
  • I. FOUR MILLION MEN: (download and open to this page)
    • The men who served - 9
    • The American Expeditionary Forces and the British Expeditionary Forces - 10
    • Army at home and in France - 12
    • The selective service - 13
    • Rejections for physical reasons - 16
    • 200,000 officers - 18
    • The share of each State - 19
    • Summary - 19
  • II. SIX MONTHS OF TRAINING: (download and open to this page)
    • The average man - 22
    • The divisions - 22
    • Camps and cantonments - 26
    • Instructors for training 4,000,000 men - 27
    • French and British instructors - 29
    • Length of training - 30
    • Summary - 34
  • III. TRANSPORTING 10,000 MEN A DAY: (download and open to this page)
    • Sending the troops overseas - 35
    • Growth of the transport fleet - 37
    • Where the ships came from - 38
    • Embarkation and debarkation - 39
    • Help from the Allies - 40
    • Cargo movement - 44
    • Losses at sea - 47
    • Return of troops - 47
    • Summary - 48
  • IV. FOOD, CLOTHING, AND EQUIPMENT: (download and open to this page)
    • The problem of purchase - 49
    • Machinery of distribution - 53
    • Narrow-gauge railways and motor trucks - 55
    • 47,000 telegrams a day - 57
    • Construction in the United States - 59
    • Construction in the A. E. F - 60
    • Food and clothing at the front - 62
    • Summary - 64
  • V. SPRINGFIELDS, EVFIELDS, AND BROWNINGS: (download and open to this page)
    • Rifles - 65
    • Machine guns -67
    • Rifles and machine guns used in France -71
    • Pistols and revolvers - 72
    • Small-arms ammunition - 72
    • Arms and the men - 72
    • Preparing for the campaign of 1919 - 75
    • Summary - 75
  • VI. TWO THOUSAND GUNS ON THE FIRING LINE: (download and open to this page)
    • Artillery - 77
    • Artillery ammunition - 81
    • British and American artillery production - 81
    • Smokeless powder and high explosives - 82
    • Toxic gases - 83
    • Tractors and tanks - 85
    • Our artillery in France - 86
    • Guns needed vs. guns available - 87
    • Summary - 89
  • VII. AIRFLANES, MOTORS, AND BALLOONS: (download and open to this page)
    • Prewar equipment - 91
    • Training - 91
    • Training planes and engines - 93
    • Service planes - 94
    • Service engines - 97
    • Raw materials - 99
    • Accessories - 99
    • Balloons - 100
    • Forty-five squadrons in action - 101
    • Important operations - 104
    • Chateau-Thierry - 104
    • St. Mihiel - 105
    • Meuse-Argonne - 106
    • Strength at Armistice - 108
    • The test of battle - 108
    • Summary - 108
  • VIII. Two HUNDRED DAYS OF BATTLE: (download and open to this page)
    • Two out of three - 110
    • Tipping the balance of power - 113
    • Thirteen battles - 114
    • German offensives - 106
    • Allied offensives - 108
    • Battle of St. Mihiel - 120
    • Battle of Meuse-Argonne - 121
    • Records of 29 combat divisions - 124
    • Summary
  • IX. HEALTH AND CASUALTIES: (download and open to this page)
    • The deadliest war - 132
    • Battle deaths by services - 135
    • Wounded, prisoners, and missing - 135
    • Battle and disease losses - 137
    • The control of disease - 139
    • Venereal disease - 142
    • Hospitalization - 144
    • Summary - 145
  • X. A MILLION DOLLARS AN HOUR: (download and open to this page)
    • Total war expenditures - 147
    • Army expenditures - 149
    • Where the dollar went - 150
    • Permanent assets - 150
    • War expenditures of all nations - 151
    • Summary - 151
  • GENERAL INFORMATION IN REGARD TO THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, WITH NOTES AND EXPLANATIONS - 157
  • AWARDS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR: (download and open to this page)
  • AWARDS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS:
  • AWARDS OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL - 275 (download and open to this page)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT WAR - 299 (download and open to this page)

 
Gratefully downloaded from North Carolina Digital Collections at http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/ref/collection/p15012coll10/id/1157
 
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