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Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division

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Send the Alabamians recounts the story of the 167th Infantry Regiment of the WWI Rainbow Division from their recruitment to their valiant service on the bloody fields of eastern France in the climactic final months of World War I.

To mark the centenary of World War I, Send the Alabamians tells the remarkable story of a division of Alabama recruits whose service Douglas Mac
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Hardcover, 368 pages
Published May 13th 2014 by University Alabama Press
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Matt
Jun 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
This chronicle is a labor of love. Nimrod Frazer is to be commended for the meticulous, trailblazing scholarship he has conducted in the researching and writing of this book. The heroism of the men of the 167th should not be forgotten. I was particularly struck by the pivotal role the regiment contributed to the turning of the war in favor of the Allies. As a great-grandson of a B Company veteran, I was grateful to read of their distinguished service. Thanks to "Send the Alabamians," these stori ...more
Angie
Jan 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is an amazing and very informative book about these brave men. It gave me a whole new respect and idea of how much they sacrificed for this great country.
Laura
Oct 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a must read for anyone interested in World War I, military history, and/or Alabamians during the first world war. Very informative and readable.
Stephen Taber
Jun 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The story of the 167th Regiment in WW1 (Alabama) that is well written and researched. The author's father was in the war. The author was awarded a silver star in Korea.
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