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Title:
Retreat, hell! We just got here! : the American Expeditionary Force in France, 1917-1918
Author:
Marix Evans, Martin.
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Publication Information:
Botley, Oxford : Osprey Military, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
111 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781855327771
Format :
Book

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Central Library D570 .M37 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

When the Americans entered the First World War in 1917, they brought with them a sense of fighting spirit and courage which left an unforgettable impression on their war-weary allies. Martin Marix Evans' superb book brings vividly to life the full story of the American Expeditionary Force which helped to turn the tide of war in France.


Author Notes

Martin Marix Evans was born in the opening days of the Second World War. He studied at universities in the United States and Britain, and graduated in Law from the University of Cambridge before entering a career in publishing. He established his own firm of book packagers in 1989. He is the author of guides to the D-Day operations, Ypres and Operation Market Garden as well as two books on Paris and one on English canals. His work for Osprey includes Passchendaele and the Battles of Ypres 1914-18,


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