Tag: Preparedness Movement

Hettie's World History United States World War One

America’s Preparedness Movement

European armies were larger than they had been even before the outbreak of World War I. Millions served on both sides and with them were the most technologically sophisticated and advanced military machinery of the day. More than 13 million men served in the German Army alone and were widely regarded as the most disciplined […]

Hettie's World History United States World War One

Americans Who Served in WW1 Prior to April 1917

The United States joined World War I on April 6, 1917, and Americans fought their first major engagement in the Battle of Belleau Wood in June 1918. The American Expeditionary Force was forced to learn how to fight in a world where warfare had become more aggressive, mechanized and deadly. The U.S. Army’s last engagement was […]

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