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La Fayette nous voilà !

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- 05 -092017

La Fayette, We Are Here! : episode 21

The Duty of Remembrance Honouring Our Fallen from WWI At the request of General John Pershing, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established by Congress in 1923. As guardian America’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and […]

- 05 -042017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 20

Post War Reconstruction A Difficult Economic Restructuring In 1920-1921, the United States went through a deflationary recession partly due to the necessity to adjust from wartime to peacetime economy and deal with a tighter monetary […]

- 04 -282017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 19

The Great War is Over ! The Armistice of 11 Novembre 1918 Marshal Foch received the German delegation on 8 November 1918 and handed over the Allied Armistice Terms. The German answer was expected on […]

- 04 -242017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 18

The Victories of the A.E.F. The United States Military Interventions on the Western Front Prior to General Pershing deploying a full field army, U.S. Divisions of the A.E.F. served alongside the French and the British […]

- 04 -202017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 17

Armaments In 1917 When the war broke out, the U.S. Infantry and Marine Units of the A.E.F. were equipped with the standard rifle Model 1903 Springfield inspired from the M1893 Mauser used by the Spanish […]

- 04 -152017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 16

Settling In – The Doughboys in France Racial Segregation Practiced after the Civil War mainly in the southern United States, racial segregation, was enforced by the “Jim Crow Laws” that mandated the segregation of public […]

- 04 -112017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 15

Settling In – The Doughboys in France The U.S. Army Uniform The Doughboys, a term used to designate a member of the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI, passed through the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer in 1917. […]

- 04 -072017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 14

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France Welcome to the Americans! The French government announced the arrival of the Americans as the “Good News of the Year 1917”, in order to bolster French morale and […]

- 04 -062017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 13

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France Independence Day in Paris On 4 July 1917, the 2nd Battalion, 16th U.S. Infantry Regiment was selected to show the flag and parade through Paris to celebrate Independence […]

- 04 -062017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 12

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France At Long Last, They Are Here ! On 28 June 1917, the First Expeditionary Division, later designated 1st Infantry Division and soon to become known as “The Big […]

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