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The AEF Way of War: The American Army and Combat in World War I

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This book provides the most comprehensive examination of American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) combat doctrine and methods ever published. It shows how AEF combat units actually fought on the Western Front in World War I. It describes how four AEF divisions (the 1st, 2nd, 26th, and 77th) planned and conducted their battles and how they adapted their doctrine, tactics, and ot...more
Paperback, 387 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press
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William
If the New Military History is oriented around trajectories of inquiry shared with social, gender, and cultural history (among others), Grotelueschen’s work is perhaps something of a throwback to an earlier or more traditional style of military history, one more concerned with leaders and ideas on the operational level than the corps of actors on the tactical level. The result is a book which closely examines the particular development of American ground warfare doctrine in the early twentieth c...more
Stanley Turner
After many starts and stops due to work schedule and other distractions I finally finished this work. Grotelueshchen does an excellent job reviewing the actions of the various AEF divisions in World War I. At times the book was very readable and at other times it was a slow slog through the material. I did enjoy learning about the reported way of combat and the actual way combat was fought in order to lower causalities and win the war.
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