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The Yanks are Coming

The United States in the First World War

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Marrin relates the gripping story of how the Yanks "came over" to aid the European Allies and turn the tide in the first Great War. How the United States mobilized industry, trained doughboy soldiers, and promoted the war at home makes for fascinating reading in one of the few books on this topic for young adults. The human cost of the war is poignantly related in tales of the action at Chateau Thierry and Belleau Woods, in the air with the daring men of the Army Air Corps, and with the Lost Battalion at the Battle of Meuse-Argonne. From the sinking of the Lusitania to Armistice Day, Marrin tells the heartrending and inspiring story of the "war to end all wars." Illustrated with maps and photographs.

About the Edition

Describes how American military forces helped the Allies turn the tide of World War I and how the United States mobilized industry, trained soldiers, and promoted the war to the people at home.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 241-243.
Includes index.

Juvenile literature.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
D570 .M353 1986

The Physical Object

viii, 248 p. :
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