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Postal History of the 26th Yankee Division in WW1 By Shawn Pease
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This book is the full color rendition of a postal history exhibit of envelopes, covers, and postcards from members of the 26th Yankee Division during their service in the Great War. This book covers... More > the division from their initial encampments in the New England region through their service in France and back to the United States after the Armistice. Each envelope is described as to it's postal history attributes and includes a description of the location or historic importance of the cover. It's a great book for military historians interested in real artifacts from WW1 and the rich history of the New Englanders who served in the Great War. Tables at the end of the book provide reference to the individual units of the 26th and their participation in some of the major engagements in the war. Also included is a reference table of the postmarks and dates covered in the book.< Less
Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic By Robert J. Laplander
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Since its release in 2006, ‘Finding the Lost Battalion’ by Robert J. Laplander has become the benchmark work against which all things Lost Battalion related have been measured. Now, in... More > this updated 3rd edition released to coincide with the centennial of America’s entry into WW1, Mr. Laplander again takes us to the Charlevaux Ravine to delve deeper into the story than ever before! Meticulously chronicling what would become arguably the most famous event of America’s part in the war, we find the truths behind the legend. Spanning twenty years of research and hundreds of sources (most never before seen), the reader is led through the Argonne Forest during September and October, 1918 virtually hour by hour. The result is the single most factual accounting of the Lost Battalion story and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date. Told in an entertaining, fast moving style, the book has become a favorite the world over! With new Forward by Major-General William Terpeluk, US Army (Ret).< Less
Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic - Hardcover By Robert Laplander
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Since its release in 2006, ‘Finding the Lost Battalion’ by Robert J. Laplander has become the benchmark work against which all things Lost Battalion related have been measured. Now, in... More > this updated 3rd edition released to coincide with the centennial of America’s entry into WW1, Mr. Laplander again takes us to the Charlevaux Ravine to delve deeper into the story than ever before! Meticulously chronicling what would become arguably the most famous event of America’s part in the war, we find the truths behind the legend. Spanning twenty years of research and hundreds of sources (most never before seen), the reader is led through the Argonne Forest during September and October, 1918 virtually hour by hour. The result is the single most factual accounting of the Lost Battalion story and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date. Told in an entertaining, fast moving style, the book has become a favorite the world over! With new Forward by Major-General William Terpeluk, US Army (Ret).< Less
Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic By Robert Laplander
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Since its release in 2006, ‘Finding the Lost Battalion’ by Robert J. Laplander has become the benchmark work against which all things Lost Battalion related have been measured. Now, in... More > this updated 3rd edition released to coincide with the centennial of America’s entry into WW1, Mr. Laplander again takes us to the Charlevaux Ravine to delve deeper into the story than ever before! Meticulously chronicling what would become arguably the most famous event of America’s part in the war, we find the truths behind the legend. Spanning twenty years of research and hundreds of sources (most never before seen), the reader is led through the Argonne Forest during September and October, 1918 virtually hour by hour. The result is the single most factual accounting of the Lost Battalion story and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date. Told in an entertaining, fast moving style, the book has become a favorite the world over! With new Forward by Major-General William Terpeluk, US Army (Ret).< Less
Yashka: My Life as a Peasant, Exile and Soldier; A Biography and History of Russia in WW1, and the Bolshevik Revolution By Maria Botchkareva & Isaac Don Levine
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Yashka is the autobiography of Maria Botchkareva, a young Russian woman who bravely took up arms first against the Germans in World War One, and then opposed the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution... More > of 1917. Maria describes a hard upbringing as a member of the Russian peasantry. Married at sixteen to her first husband Afanasy, it wasn't long before his charms were replaced by physical abuse; Maria soon fled. She applied for work as a servant girl, only to discover that the man advertising actually owned a string of brothels; she was promptly sent to the town of Sretensk to work in one. Such harsh experiences in youth nevertheless built a certain determination and toughness in the young Maria. When war broke out in 1914, she applied to join as a soldier - facing verbal abuse and sexual harassment from the outset, she nevertheless took to military life with eagerness and courage. The soldiers nicknamed her 'Yashka', and a measure of respect was slowly gained as she demonstrated great bravery.< Less
Yashka: My Life as a Peasant, Exile and Soldier; A Biography and History of Russia in WW1, and the Bolshevik Revolution (Hardcover) By Maria Botchkareva & Isaac Don Levine
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Yashka is the autobiography of Maria Botchkareva, a young Russian woman who bravely took up arms first against the Germans in World War One, and then opposed the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution... More > of 1917. Maria describes a hard upbringing as a member of the Russian peasantry. Married at sixteen to her first husband Afanasy, it wasn't long before his charms were replaced by physical abuse; Maria soon fled. She applied for work as a servant girl, only to discover that the man advertising actually owned a string of brothels; she was promptly sent to the town of Sretensk to work in one. Such harsh experiences in youth nevertheless built a certain determination and toughness in the young Maria. When war broke out in 1914, she applied to join as a soldier - facing verbal abuse and sexual harassment from the outset, she nevertheless took to military life with eagerness and courage. The soldiers nicknamed her 'Yashka', and a measure of respect was slowly gained as she demonstrated great bravery.< Less
Families of those men from WW1 named on the Otley village war memorial By Otley Local History Group
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Information on the families of the men from World War One who are named on the Otley village war memorial. This memorial was unveiled on 11th November 2006.
Shadowboxing the Apocalypse: The WW1 Correspondence of Dr. Theo Hascall, 103rd F.A. 26th Yankee Division By Shawn Pease
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Shadowboxing the Apocalypse- the WW1 correspondence of Dr. Theo Hascall, 103rd Field Artillery, 26th Yankee Division contains fascinating letters sent home from the trenches in The Great War to East... More > Providence (Riverside), RI. It also contains the text of all the letters sent by his wife Emma to Dr. Hascall in France during the Great War. It is a fascinating story of a young couple with three children (all under the age of 10) making sacrifices for their country, surviving the Great War, and weathering the Influenza pandemic in 1918. Their story is told in their own words with over 150 fully transcribed letters arranged by date. The book is divided into chapters corresponding to the major "sectors" the Yankee Division fought in during the war. Dr. Hascall "self censored" his letters, so many normally forbidden remarks are made. Dr. Hascall also carried a small camera, and many of his pictures are published in this book for the first time anywhere.< Less
World War One – The Unheard Stories of Soldiers on the Western Front Battlefields: First World War stories as told by those who fought in WW1 battles (Volume Two) By Various
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This second volume of heroic soldier's stories relays more accounts of combat on the Western Front during the First World War. Evocative and vivid descriptions of the early stages of the conflict... More > populate these pages, from which the reader can gain lessons of the conditions of the stagnant front. Originally published in 1915, the set of tales within this book offer sobering accounts from various battlefields which took place during the early stages of the war. Although the war was not even halfway over by the time these stories found publication, the horrors of the conflict were already a fact of life, with casualties rapidly mounting on both sides. At that time public opinion hadn’t yet fully turned against the war, and in Britain – the nationality of all the soldiers here – the need for showing progress was essential to sustain civilian and military morale. All of the soldiers in these pages were already serving in their regiments, or had volunteered for service, when the war commenced.< Less
World War One – The Unheard Stories of Soldiers on the Western Front Battlefields: First World War stories as told by those who fought in WW1 battles (Volume Two - Hardcover) By Various
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This second volume of heroic soldier's stories relays more accounts of combat on the Western Front during the First World War. Evocative and vivid descriptions of the early stages of the conflict... More > populate these pages, from which the reader can gain lessons of the conditions of the stagnant front. Originally published in 1915, the set of tales within this book offer sobering accounts from various battlefields which took place during the early stages of the war. Although the war was not even halfway over by the time these stories found publication, the horrors of the conflict were already a fact of life, with casualties rapidly mounting on both sides. At that time public opinion hadn’t yet fully turned against the war, and in Britain – the nationality of all the soldiers here – the need for showing progress was essential to sustain civilian and military morale. All of the soldiers in these pages were already serving in their regiments, or had volunteered for service, when the war commenced.< Less

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