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Borrowed Soldiers: Americans under British Command, 1918

(Campaigns and Commanders #17)

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The combined British Expeditionary Force and American II Corps successfully pierced the Hindenburg Line during the Hundred Days Campaign of World War I, an offensive that hastened the war’s end. Yet despite the importance of this effort, the training and operation of II Corps has received scant attention from historians.

Mitchell A. Yockelson delivers a comprehensive study
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by University of Oklahoma Press
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When General Pershing was asked by the British and the French to amalgamate small units of American soldiers into his allies armies to relieve their depleted manpower, he refused, as he and President Wilson believed that only through the actions of a separate and autonomous American army could the United States achieve its political and diplomatic goals. Pershing accommodated the British by "loaning" them the 27th and the 30th Infantry Divisions, organized into II Corps. This book is the story ...more
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Mitch Yockelson has written a superb book about two brave US Army divisions which fought with the British Army in WW1. Mitch’s writing and research abilities are evident in this fascinating book. Worth reading.
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