World War One

Articles on the causes of World War One, its battles, and its outcomes

Articles on the causes of World War One, its battles, and its outcomes


Battle of Chateau-Thierry

The Battle of Chateau-Thierry

The following article on the Battle of Chateau-Thierry is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. With the arrival of the U.S. marines, and their support of the beleaguered…

Battle of Belleau Wood

Battle of Belleau Wood

The following article on the Battle of Belleau Wood is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. In the early stages of World War I, Germany was obsessed with knocking…

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How Did World War I End? The Treaty of Versailles

The following article on the end of World War I is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The Russian sideshow was but one part of America’s introduction to…

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Teddy Roosevelt’s Sons in World War 1

The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. All four sons of former president Theodore Roosevelt served in the Great War. One, the youngest son, Quentin (1897-1918),…

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The Start of World War 1: The Outbreak of the Great War

The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. When Sir Edward Grey, Britain’s foreign secretary, received word that Germany had declared war on France, he was…

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Harry Truman in World War 1

The following article is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Harry Truman was the only American president to have seen action in World War I. Franklin Roosevelt was…

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What Started WW1? A Closer Look at the Origins of the Great War

The following article on what started WW1 is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. At first it all seemed very far away. The possibility of a Great War…

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George S. Patton in World War I

The following article on Patton in World War I is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. George S. Patton is a legendary World War II general, but much…

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World War 1 Generals Peyton C. March and Douglas MacArthur

The following article on generals of World War 1 is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The generals of World War 1 have been considered by some historians to…

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John J Pershing: World War 1’s “Black Jack”

The following article on John J Pershing is an excerpt from H.W Crocker III's The Yanks Are Coming! A Military History of the United States in World War I. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The General of the Armies, John J Pershing (1860-1948) was born in Missouri a year…

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