Annapolis: Naval Inst Press, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 259pp. Notes. Bibliography Index. Photos. Maps.
New / New. Item #014484
'...strong research, straightforward prose, and an understanding of both the Army and the battlefield'. [Dallas Morning News]
In 1917, the US government decreed that American soldiers would serve only under the Allied Expeditionary Forces, he explains, but General John Pershing, who commanded those forces, used an obscure clause in the policy to hand off four regiments of black enlisted men to the French because he considered them undesirable.