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Three Early Booklets about the Battle of Belleau Wood By Otto H. Kahn et al.
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A new reprint edition of three scarce booklets, published between 1918 and 1923, about the Battle of Belleau Wood, and the creation of the American Aisne-Marne Cemetery. Included are a detailed map... More > of Belleau Wood and the surround environs, and numerous period photographs. ~~~~~ When the Tide Turned: The American Attack at Chateau Thierry And Belleau Wood in the first week of June, 1918 by Otto H. Kahn, ~~~~~ Bois-Belleau, Chateau Thierry: Remembrance from France 24 photographs of Belleau, Belleau Wood, Bouresches, etc., by Marcel Delboy, ~~~~~ and Belleau Wood and the American Army: The 2nd & 26th Divisions (June & July 1918) by Captain R. Andriot of the French Army. ~~~~~ Also included are seven additional photographs of the Aisne-Marne Cemetery at Belleau Wood from the early 1920s.< Less
The Tower at the Edge of the Wood: Bois Belleau Seventy-five Years After By BJ Omanson
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Night after night through heavy shellfire, Alpheus Appenheimer, a private with the 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Brigade of Marines, hauled ammunition to front-line positions of his company with a... More > 4-line mule-team and wagon during the fiercest fighting at Belleau Wood. ~~~ For years after the war, Alpheus hoped to return to Belleau Wood with his wife, America, to show her where he had served during those desperate days and nights in June, 1918, when a single brigade of Marines stood against the German drive on Paris. But the realities of raising a family on a small Illinois farm during the agricultural depression of the 1920s made a trip to France all but impossible, and it was not until seventy-five years after the war that the first member of Alpheus's family was able to make the pilgrimage to Belleau Wood for him. ~~~ A single poem composed of 14 irregularly-rhymed sonnets, "The Tower at the Edge of the Wood" was originally published in Sparrow: A Yearbook of the Sonnet.< Less
Among the Ranks of the Carrion Men: The Epic Story of the Thirty-Six-Day Fight in and Around Belleau Wood Volume I By Kevin Seldon
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This book is a detailed narrative about the battle of Belleau Wood and the surrounding area told through the perspective of the men who were there.
They Called Us Devil Dogs By Byron Scarbrough
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The final first-person battlefield account of World War I and Belleau Wood, as told by Pvt. Jim Scarbrough, 83rd Company, 3rd Battalion, Sixth Regiment United States Marine Corps, Allied... More > Expeditionary Force. Jim's story puts you there; crossing the wheatfield at Belleau Wood, creeping across No-man's-land at Verdun, charging up Blanc Mont ridge behind the artillery. Many original historic and contemporary photos, a great text for USMC history. Makes a nice gift for any young Jarhead or old Leatherneck!< Less
They Called Us Devil Dogs By Byron Scarbrough
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The final first-person battlefield account of World War I and Belleau Wood, as told by Pvt. Jim Scarbrough, 83rd Company, 3rd Battalion, Sixth Regiment United States Marine Corps, Allied... More > Expeditionary Force. Jim's story puts you there; crossing the wheatfield at Belleau Wood, creeping across No-man's-land at Verdun, charging up Blanc Mont ridge behind the artillery. Many original historic and contemporary photos, a great text for USMC history. Makes a nice gift for any young Jarhead or old Leatherneck! NOW IN HARDBACK!< Less
Seventy-eighth Company, Sixth Marines By George Donaldson
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NEW copy. (Monongahela Press, 2017). Facsimile edition of original edition published in July, 1919 at the 78th Company Headquarters in Neuweid, Germany. ~~~~~ In addition to the actual history of the... More > company (8 pages), there are several photographs, an Honor Roll of the Dead, a list of "Decorations Won by Men of 78th Company" including Croix de Guerres, Citations for Gallantry in Action, Distinguished Service Crosses (16) and Medals of Honor (John Kelly & John Pruitt), and a complete company roster of officers and enlisted, showing the home addresses of the men as well as their names. Ranks, however, are NOT shown, and enlisted & officers are not separated. ~~~~Original copies of this history are virtually non-existent.< Less
2019 Great War Calendar By BJ Omanson
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Following last year's Centennial Great War Calendar, Monongahela Press has released a second Great War calendar for 2019. We are hopeful these WWI calendars, featuring photographs and postcards from... More > 1914-1918, will become a tradition. Significant dates from the war are marked throughout the year, with over 180 entries in all.< Less
A History of the 20th Company, 5th Regiment, United States Marines By Francis Fisk
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This new reprint edition of "A History of the 20th Company, Fifth Marines," besides containing all the original material of the rare 1919 edition, includes additional map, field messages... More > and operation reports not found in the original, as well as new section introductions and footnotes by military historian BJ Omanson. As part of the 4th Brigade of Marines (2d Division, AEF), the 20th Company saw action at Belleau Wood, Soissons, St. Mihiel, Blanc Mont and the Argonne, and served also with the Army of Occupation on the Rhine after the Armistice.< Less
Just like it was Yesterday By Byron Scarbrough
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This companion book is the photographic left-overs from the project which culminated in the creation of They Called Us Devil Dogs. Rich with pictures, sparse of commentary, it's the photographs that... More > didn't fit into the narrative of the book, but still deserve a place in history.< Less
Fields of Friendly Strife By Timothy P. Brown
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Set in the context of the evolving game of football and America’s mobilization for WWI, Fields of Friendly Strife tells the story of the players and teams from the military training camps... More > of WWI that played in the 1918 and 1919 Rose Bowls. We follow the Camp Lewis and Mare Island teams through the 1917 season, culminating in the 1918 Rose Bowl, before the players complete their training and ship to Europe, seeing action at Belleau Wood, the Meuse-Argonne, and in Flanders. Back home, a new set of servicemen train for war while playing in the 1918 season, which is upended by the federalization of America’s colleges and the Spanish Flu. By season's end, teams from the Great Lakes and Mare Island training camps battle in the 1919 Rose Bowl, completing one of the most remarkable periods in the history of American football. Fields of Friendly Strife follows these men after the war, tracing their impact on the game of football—including the development of the NFL—as well as America’s military.< Less

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