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World War I Documents Now Available on govinfo

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has digitized the 17-volume set, United States Army in the World War, 1917-1919, in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of the conflict, and it is now available on govinfo. Published in 1948, this publication compiles key documents, maps, and records for the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) from the start of the American involvement in World War I through the occupation of Germany.

  • Volumes one and two focus on the formation and organization of the American Expeditionary Forces.
  • Volume three looks at the training and use of American units in the British and French armies.
  • Volumes four - eight provide documents on military operations.
  • Volume nine focuses on operations in the Meuse-Argonne.
  • Volumes 10 and 11 are documents related to the armistice and American occupation of Germany.
  • Volumes 12-15 contain reports of the Commander-in-Chief, AEF.
  • The final two volumes, 16 and 17, contain bulletins from the general headquarters of the AEF.

This publication offers a glimpse into the organization and operations of the AEF through primary source documents compiled by the Historical Division, U.S. Army.

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