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This book looks at the life of the common US soldier during World War I. It follows the Doughboy throughout the war, as well as touching on the experiences of those men who would have served in the Philippines or Mexico in the years leading up to the landings in France. The appearance, equipment and weaponry of the American soldier are also discussed. This book also looks beyond war's end in November of 1918, to cover occupational duty in Germany and discusses the experiences of those sent to Russia and Italy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841766768
ISBN-10: 1841766763
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Thomas A Hoff

Thomas A Hoff is a long time student and reenactor of World War I. He combines a teaching post in History at Northeastern Illinois University, where he is currently developing a class on World War I, with work for the Chicago Police Department as a part-time detective. He is married to Mary, has two children, and lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.