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American soldier and Alsace-Lorraine

Herbert Adams Gibbons

American soldier and Alsace-Lorraine

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Published by Imp. de Vaugirard in [Paris .
Written in English

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    Caption title.

    Statementby Herbert Adams Gibbons.
    LC ClassificationsDD801.A57 G45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL243075M
    LC Control Numberca 31000931

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Hugh M. Cole was an American historian and army officer, best known as the author of The Lorraine Campaign and The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge, two volumes of the U.S. Army official history of World War II. During the Second World War he was assigned as a historical officer on the staff of General Patton's Third Army, with whom he Cited by: 6.

The Lorraine Campaign (US Military History of WW II Green Book) - Kindle edition by Cole, Hugh. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lorraine Campaign (US Military History of WW II Green Book).4/5(77).

Europe at war, a "red book" of the greatest war of history; why and how Europe went to battle--men, guns, forts, ships, and aircraft of the warring countries--food supply, finances--the kaiser and other great personalities--stories of Alsace-Lorraine, Kiau-Chau, Kiel canal--maps--effect of the war on the United States.

American cartoon showing the dispute over Alsace-Lorraine, Memories of the Napoleonic Wars were still quite fresh in the s. Right up until the Franco-Prussian War, the French had maintained a long-standing desire to establish their entire eastern frontier on the Rhine, and thus they were viewed by most 19th century Germans as an Capital: Straßburg (Strasbourg).

Alsace-Lorraine was a border region located between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains. Its role in French wartime propaganda, its geographic location, and its tumultuous recent history all combined to give the region a distinct experience of the First World War.

When the war ended, Alsace-Lorraine, a part of the German Empire sincewas returned to France. The cemetery, on the outskirts of St.-Avold, is one of 24 cemeteries administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission.

It is the largest American World War II cemetery in Europe. The Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial in France covers acres and contains the largest number of graves of our military dead of World War II in Europe, a total of 10, Their headstones are arranged in nine plots in a generally elliptical design extending over the beautiful rolling terrain of eastern Lorraine and culminating in a prominent overlook feature.

Official histories of D-Day have long excluded the contributions made by African Americans. Literature professor Alice Mills waded into the past to uncover these forgotten World War II Author: Joseph BAMAT.

The Germans had launched their winter offensive in the Alsace region with the hope of breaking through the American lines, weakened as a result of shifting forces to the Ardennes, to recapture the political and strategic prize of Strasbourg, destroy several Allied divisions, and drive the Allies from Alsace-Lorraine—ambitious goals, to say.

The Germans had great respect for American artillery, but other than that, the landser of the Wehrmacht were often decidedly unimpressed by their US Army enemies. Dont forget: many of the German small unit leaders were Russian front veterans.

Mass. Military records identify individuals who served in the military or who were eligible for service. Most young men were required to serve in or register for military service in France. Evidence that an ancestor actually served may be found in family records, civil registrations, biographies, censuses, probate records, military conscription records, and church records.

"The Battle of the Bulge" is known by many as this was a famous battle with huge losses on both sides. However, only a few people know of the "The Colmar Pocket" during the Allied Alsace Campaign to free this part of France from the Nazis. Both were very related in the German's scheme.

The "Battle of the Bulge" was an operation, when the Germans tried in a last attempt. Soldiers from the French African colonies holding a position at Boucle du Doubs, near Besancon, France, winter of These soldiers are part of Senegalese Free French troops.

They are armed with a British Bren and an American Springfield. The helmets are American ones, emblazoned with the anchor emblem of the French Colonial forces. Karl Deuringer described the official account of the battle for the Bavarian Army in in his massive page study, The Battle of e Zuber was a U.S.

Army infantry officer who was awarded the Legion of Merit for counter-espionage is the author of The Battle of the Frontiers: ArdennesGerman War Planning,and Brand: The History Press.

Disputed for centuries by French kings and the princes of the Holy Roman Empire, and subsequently embroiled in a bloody tug-of-war between France and Germany, France’s easternmost provinces, Alsace and Lorraine, share a tumultuous ’s no surprise then that almost everything, from the architecture to the cuisine and the language, is an enticing mixture.

Starting from the mid-seventeenth century, the Alsace-Lorraine was French, no question about it. That is, until it was lost to Germany between and The temporary loss of this mineral-rich territory proved to be a rather traumatic experience for many a French person.

So much that it provoked a corresponding temporary loss of sanity of. World War I (–) quiz that tests what you know. Perfect prep for World War I (–) quizzes and tests you might have in school. The Shattered Tree 3 Stars WWI nurse Bess Crawford grows suspicious when a delirious French officer brought in to the aid station begins speaking in German.

The simple explanation is that he is from the Alsace-Lorraine region, but Bess decides to investigate nonetheless, and uncovers a decades-old murder mystery/5. As Alsace-Lorraine had been administered by Berlin and the Emperor, and had no state government and monarch like other German states, the departure of the Emperor left an even larger vacuum of power.

Similar to other areas of Germany, the former seamen established a Soldiers' Council of Strasbourg, and took control of the city.

Alsace is a cultural one-off. With its Germanic dialect and French sense of fashion, love of foie gras and choucroute (sauerkraut), fine wine and beer, this region often leaves you wondering quite where you are.

Where are you. Why, in the land of living fairy tales, of course, where vineyards fade into watercolour distance, hilltop castles send spirits soaring higher than the.

World War, -- Alsace-Lorraine. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: World War, ; Filed under: World War, -- Alsace-Lorraine. Alsace-Lorraine — an Enclave of Ethnic Germans in France Any time you see an ethnic German's birthplace in the U.S.

censuses flipping back and forth between France and Germany, there's a strong probability the individual was born in Alsace-Lorraine, an ethnic German enclave that is, today, in France, but has at times been ruled by Germany.

The Lorraine Campaign: An Overview, September-December originated at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College as an introductory lesson to a course on corps operations. It is an adaptation of a narrated slide presentation used to provide students with a historical context on which to base their studies of current doctrine.

A soldier of the th Infantry Regiment of the 79 th ID took the following notes: [1] “Thanksgiving Day, 23 November, found the th underway to an assembly area at the eastern end of the pass near Saverne.

Past the Vosges, Alsace stretched eastward to. Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, - Decem ) Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, - Decem ) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifically concentrating on the last quarter of the 19th century American West and images of cowboys, American Indians.

He went on to write and star in a film based on the book and to tour the United States, promoting the war effort and helping to shift public sentiment away from neutrality.

The second document below is an atlas published in Chicago in at the close of the war. It offers an early history of the war from a victorious, American perspective.

The territory of Alsace-Lorraine (Elsass-Lothringen in German) was created, and was officially annexed into the newly formed German Empire on 1 Jan Eventually, the territories were returned to France at the end of World War I in the Treaty of Versailles.

When Bess reports the incident to Matron, her superior offers a ready explanation. The soldier is from Alsace-Lorraine, a province in the west where the tenuous border between France and Germany has continually shifted through history, most recently in the Franco-Prussian War ofwon by the Germans.

But is the wounded man Alsatian?/5(6). 1) The Problem of Alsace-Lorraine The problem of Alsace-Lorraine began with the Treaty of Frankfort made between the German Empire and the French Republic, Beaten by the German armies, France, at the mouth of the cannon, was forced, notwithstanding the solemn protests of the inhabitants, to give up part of her territory.

They saw some prints left by American shoe-pacs (winter footwear) and followed them until they saw a shelter half that appeared to cover a foxhole. Hiding, they watched it until an American soldier poked his head out from beneath it.

“You can imagine how glad we were to see that guy,” Melton said. A Bitter Argument Between Sparks and Frederick. The regions of Alsace and Lorraine in the north east of France are perfect partners and share a taste for a genial outlook on life.

Both celebrate Christmas in style and the festive markets of Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Metz and Nancy are famous for their gourmet delights. From the magnificent wine routes of Alsace, Lorraine’s art of tableware, medieval architecture and Art.

Alsace-Lorraine, area comprising the present French départements of Haut-Rhin, Bas-Rhin, and Moselle. It was ceded by France to Germany in after the Franco-German War. It was returned to France in after World War I, ceded again to Germany during World War II, and again retroceded to France in Make Offer - ALMARK BOOK British Army in the American Revolution by A.

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This book covers the battle for Alsace-Lorraine between France and Germany in WWI. Unfortunately, the book only covers the battle from the perspective of the Germans (or Bavarians), because it uses the primary source of German after-action reports. There apparently are no French after-action reports that have survived/5(13).

Research tools that many genealogists are familiar with like a national census are not your first step in French research. Instead look for vital records, which started in the late s, and military records, many of which go back to the 16th century.

Remember that prior to the French revolution, France was divided up into provinces, and after the regional divisions were called. German Army Alsace Lorraine Stock Photos and Images (61) compiled from original and contemporary sources: American, British, French, German, and others.

FERDINAND FOCH, Now a Marshal of France, who in August,had a command in Lorraine under General de Castemau, and was detailed by Joffre at the end of the month to command an army on.

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The Alsace Emigration Book, Vol 1 by Schrader-Muggenthaler, Cornelia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A wounded officer is brought to battlefield nurse Bess Crawford’s aid station, where she stabilizes him.

The odd thing is, the officer isn't British he's French. But in a moment of anger and stress, he shouts at Bess in German. When Bess reports the incident to Matron, her superior offers a ready explanation. The soldier is from Alsace-Lorraine, a province in the west where the. The riveting true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War, following the battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S.

Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought from the invasion of Italy to the liberation of Dachau at war's end/5.Gibbons, Herbert A., booklet, "The American Soldier and Alsace-Lorraine", November 1: Goltz, Horst von der (alias Bridgeman Taylor), sworn statement, April.

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