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The Battle of Cantigny

by Tom McGowen

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Infantry Division, 1st -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Cantigny, Battle of, Cantigny, France, 1918 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Cantigny, Battle of, Cantigny, France, 1918.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

      StatementTom McGowen.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesCornerstones of freedom.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD545.C273 M34 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3940721M
      ISBN 100516222643
      LC Control Number2001017092
      OCLC/WorldCa45757757

        Assisted by Paul Herbert, executive director of the First Division Museum at Cantigny, we continue our weekly reflection of #YearsofVictory with a look back at the Battle of Cantigny, a. Cantigny Carpathian Campaign Chateau-Thierry Children's Books Chinese History Christmas Christmas Truce Coloring Books Conscientious Objectors Cook Books Czecho-Slovakia Eddie Rickenbacker Ernest Hemingway Espionage Fashion Fiction Fiction & Poetry Food French History Gallipoli Gas Warfare General History German History Gertrude Bell.

      Researching the Battle of Cantigny On the morning of , the Americans made their first offensive in the Great War by attacking the German-held village of Cantigny, located some 70 miles north of Paris. Leading the attack was the 28th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Book and Camera Productions. Currently. Get this from a library! Well planned, splendidly executed: the battle of Cantigny, May , [Allan Reed Millett].

      But Davenport always wanted to know more about the battle and never could find a book that really satisfied his interests in Cantigny. “So, I thought maybe I could write the book I’d want to. The Battle of Cantigny, the first major assault of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) on the Western Front in World War I, proved that Americans “would both fight and stick,” said Maj. Gen. Robert Lee Bullard, commander of the 1st Division.


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The Battle of Cantigny by Tom McGowen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Very Well-Researched and long over-due account of America's first major land battle on European soil during World War I. This book gives the oft neglected Battle of Cantigny the same type of thorough treatment given to significant World War II and Civil War battles.

Hats off to Matthew J. Davenport for his careful attention to detail/5(97). The Battle of Cantigny (Cornerstones of Freedom Second Series) Library Binding – September 1, by Tom McGowen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tom McGowen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Author: Tom McGowen. The battle of Cantigny proved to European allies and enemies alike that US doughboys could fight. The gritty, grinding, lethal nature of warfare on the Western Front comes alive for the reader in this splendid book." --James McPherson, Pulitzer-prize winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era/5(94).

Although they were inexperienced, American troops displayed their courage in the Battle of Cantigny during World War I. This book includes actual war photographs and a InformationDramatic and defining moments in American history — from colonial times to the present day — come vividly to life in Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series.

A new book on WW1, the author focuses on the first major battle by American forces in gaining the town of Cantigny, France. For those of us who shake our heads wondering at the slaughter of trench warfare, this account details for the first time (to me), what the strategy and tactics were for that particular type of /5.

The battle of Cantigny, 28 Maywas the first American offensive of the First World War. Battle of Cantigny, 28 May Home - Book Shop - Wars - Battles - Biographies - Timeline - Weapons - Blog - Full Index - Subjects - Concepts - Country - Documents - Pictures & Maps.

As the first major U.S. victory, the capture of Cantigny had a threefold impact on the war effort in the spring of first, it deprived the Germans of an important observation point for their troops on the Western Front.

It also lent weight to Pershing’s argument that an independent U.S. “The battle of Cantigny has been ably examined by many superb historians, but the story of that seminal engagement has never been told in a more gripping fashion than by Matthew Davenport in this powerful, popular account.”.

The program explores the Battle of Cantigny and the First Division's role in the first American offensive of World War I, along with some of the famous personalities involved in the battle like Colonel McCormick and Major Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

Original footage from the battle shows the conditions on the ground during WWI. 48 pages: 25 cm Discusses the history, key personalities, and major events of the battle of Cantigny Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and indexPages:   The Battle of Cantigny by Tom McGowen.

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Blood and sacrifice: The history of the 16th Infantry Regiment from the Civil War through the Gulf War (Cantigny military history series)Cited by: 1. Passages in the book detail Gums’ exploits in the May, Battle of Cantigny in France.

Gillaspie, inwas interning at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park (Wheaton, Illinois), part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, when she discovered her great-granddad’s military record in the museum’s archive.

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Get this from a library. The Battle of Cantigny. [Tom McGowen] -- Discusses the history, key personalities, and major events of the battle of Cantigny.

The action at Cantigny is then covered in terrific detail. Using primary documents, diaries, interviews, and other sources, the author astutely narrates every step of the attack. He views the battle from every military rank, from general to private; each perspective and 5/5(2).

In First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America’s First Battle of World War I, from a distance of ninety-seven years, author Matthew Davenport has employed the letters, diaries, reports and memoirs of the soldiers themselves—privates to generals— to pull America’s first victory on the Western Front out of the dark shadows of a forgotten past.

In these first warriors of a world at war, the book. First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America’s First Battle of World War I, by Matthew J.

Davenport, Thomas Dunne Books, New York,$ Army veteran and attorney Davenport has crafted a rare work of impeccable research, insightful analysis and eloquent prose focused on the U.S. 1st Infantry Division’sattack on Germans holding the French village of Cantigny. The Battle of Cantigny proved to European allies and enemies alike that U.S.

doughboys could fight. The gritty, grinding, lethal nature of warfare on the Western Front comes alive for the reader in this splendid book.” —Dr. James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Battle Cry of Freedom.

Cantigny some seventy miles north of Paris. This operation marked an important moment in the history of the U.S. Army. A small battle by World War I standards, the Battle of Cantigny was America’s first significant battle, and first offensive, of World War I.

It helped wrest the initiative from the GermanFile Size: 2MB.Cantigny, the Marne, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne, adding thirteen campaign streamers to the Army flag.

Overall, in roughly six months of combat, the American Expeditionary Forces suffered more thancasualties, includ battle deaths (as well as more t nonbattle deaths, most due to the influenza pandemic). The battle cost the First Division some dead and 1, wounded (versus Germans killed, wounded, and captured.

But Cantigny led to an all-out Allied offensive that halted the German.