Monthly Archives: February 2018

A GATHERING FLOOD OF DOUGHBOYS

Millions of Americans Crossing the Atlantic Germany’s First Target at Sea: the Tuscania. Special to The Great War Project (18 February) The build-up of American troops on the Western Front is proceeding far too slowly, and the Americans know it. The Americans “feared the worst for the coming year,” writes one American officer a century…

THE AMERICANS ARE IN IT

And the Clocks are Ticking. Melt Down the Church Bells! Special to The Great War Project (23 February) American soldiers are now in the war! For the first time, ten months after the United States declared war on Imperial Germany, “United States troops are taking offensive action on the Western Front,” reports historian Martin Gilbert.…