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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''World War I''' {{US-WWI-sidebar}}  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''World War I'''  
<br> The United States entered World War I in April 1917. Over 4.7 million men and women served in the regular U.S. forces, national guard units, and draft units. There were 53,402 killed in action, 63,114 deaths from disease and other causes, and about 205,000 wounded. New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Ohio furnished the most soldiers.
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*[https://archive.org/stream/cu31924027816820#page/n0/mode/2up Leonard Ayres. The War with Germany: A Statistical Summary. Washington,D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919]
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The United States entered World War I in April 1917. Over 4.7 million men and women served in the regular U.S. forces, national guard units, and draft units. There were 53,402 killed in action, 63,114 deaths from disease and other causes, and about 205,000 wounded. New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Ohio furnished the most soldiers.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2000921 U. S. official pictures of the world war showing America's participation : selected from the official files of the War department with unofficial introductory photographs]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2000921 U. S. official pictures of the world war showing America's participation : selected from the official files of the War department with unofficial introductory photographs]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/533461 National Archives American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917-1918 NAID 533461]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/533461 National Archives American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917-1918 NAID 533461]
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*[https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/military/ww1 Military Resources: World War I National Archives]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/military/ww1 Military Resources: World War I National Archives]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/organizationdire00unitrich Stations and Post Office Address of Organizations of the Army]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/organizationdire00unitrich Stations and Post Office Address of Organizations of the Army]
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*[https://www.loc.gov/vets/stories/ex-war-wwi.html Library of Congress Veterans History Project World War I]
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*[https://www.loc.gov/collections/stars-and-stripes/about-this-collection/ Stars and Stripe Newspaper of World War I]
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*[https://archive.org/details/companyadministr00waldrich William H. Waldron. Company Administration. New York City: George U. Harvey Publishing Co., 1917]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/unclesamsfactboo00newy#page/n0/mode/2up Uncle Sam's Fact Book of the World War]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/somecousinsingre00clar#page/n0/mode/2up Some Cousins in the Great War]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/cu31924027816820#page/n0/mode/2up Leonard Ayres. The War with Germany: A Statistical Summary. Washington,D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/guidetosimilarsu00unitrich#page/n3/mode/2up Guide to Similar Surnames. For Use in the Adjutant General's Office. War department. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1920]
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*[https://archive.org/details/listofchristiann00unitrich A List of Christian Names Their Derivatives, Nicknames,and Equivalents in Several Foreign Languages. For Use in The Adjutant General's Office. War Department. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1920]
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*[https://archive.org/details/reportadjutantg18offigoog Report of the Adjutant General of the Army. To the Secretary of War. 1918]
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*[https://archive.org/details/companyadministr00unitrich Company Administration War Department 1919]
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*[https://archive.org/details/tablesoforganiza00unitrich Tables of Organization United States Army 1917. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917] 
  
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=== Battlefield Guides ===
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*[https://archive.org/stream/guidetoamericanb00amer#page/n5/mode/2up  A Guide to the American Battle Fields in Europe]
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*[https://archive.org/details/americanarmiesba00wash American Armies and Battlefields in Europe]
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*[https://archive.org/details/americainbattle00moss  American in Battle The Guide to the American battlefields in France and Belgium]
  
 
=== [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10483404 American Expeditionary Forces. May 26,1917-August 31,1920] ===
 
=== [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10483404 American Expeditionary Forces. May 26,1917-August 31,1920] ===
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*[https://archive.org/stream/organizationofse00unit#page/n0/mode/2up Organization of Services of Supply]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/organizationofse00unit#page/n0/mode/2up Organization of Services of Supply]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/tablesoforganiza00unit Tables of Organization U.S. Army 1917]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/tablesoforganiza00unit Tables of Organization U.S. Army 1917]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10464968 American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia, NARA Administrative History Note]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6704646 Correspondence,Reports, and Other Records Relating to American Indians Serving with the American Expeditionary Forces,1917-1919 NAID 6704646]
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* Susan Goss Johnston. " World War I Statement of Service Cards." NGS Magazine 43 (July-September 2017): 42-45.
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=== [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10464968 American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia. August 1918-April 1920] ===
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/649566 Historical Files, August3, 1918- April 1, 1920]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7297187 Card Files of Prisoners of War Interned at the Base Camp at Vladivostok, ca. 1918-ca. 1920]
  
 
=== Training Camps ===
 
=== Training Camps ===
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*[https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi/training NARA Training the Soldier]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/4683632 U.S. Army Discharge Reports, cca. 1917-1920]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14120390RX4.nlm.nih.gov/14120390RX4#page/n3/mode/2up Medical Department, Vol. IV, Activities Concerning Mobilization Camps and Ports of Embarkation]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14120390RX4.nlm.nih.gov/14120390RX4#page/n3/mode/2up Medical Department, Vol. IV, Activities Concerning Mobilization Camps and Ports of Embarkation]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/cantonmentmanual00kilnrich#page/n5/mode/2up Lt. Col. W. G. Kilner and Capt. A. J. McElroy. The Cantonment Manuel: or Facts for Every Soldier. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1917]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/cantonmentmanual00kilnrich#page/n5/mode/2up Lt. Col. W. G. Kilner and Capt. A. J. McElroy. The Cantonment Manuel: or Facts for Every Soldier. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1917]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/memorandumshowin00unit#page/n1/mode/2up Memorandum Showing Action that would be Required by Company, ,Troops, or Battery Commanders...]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/memorandumshowin00unit#page/n1/mode/2up Memorandum Showing Action that would be Required by Company, ,Troops, or Battery Commanders...]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE8207505 Preliminary Inventory United States Army Continental Commands Record Group 393]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE8207505 Preliminary Inventory United States Army Continental Commands Record Group 393]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE6644382 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland]
  
 
=== [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10487970 Embarkation Service] ===
 
=== [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10487970 Embarkation Service] ===
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10486945 Embarkation Service Administrative History Note]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10486945 Embarkation Service Administrative History Note]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/historyoftranspo00gle#page/n3/mode/2up A History of the Transport Service]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/historyofcampdeg00juds#page/n1/mode/2up A History of Camp De Grasse. Saint-Pierre - Des-Corps. France. 1918-1919]
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*[https://archive.org/details/witharmyathoboke00snel With the Army at Hoboken]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/unitedstatesarmy06unit#page/n3/mode/2up U.S. Army Transport Service Regulations 1914]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/unitedstatesarmy06unit#page/n3/mode/2up U.S. Army Transport Service Regulations 1914]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930459 U.S.S. Great Northern WW I Troop Transport Ship]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930459 U.S.S. Great Northern WW I Troop Transport Ship]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6234465 Lists of Incoming Passengers, 1917-1938, RG 92, NAID 6234465]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6234465 Lists of Incoming Passengers, 1917-1938, RG 92, NAID 6234465]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6234477 Lists of Outgoing Passengers,1917-1938, RG 92, NAID 6234477]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6234477 Lists of Outgoing Passengers,1917-1938, RG 92, NAID 6234477]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7282484 Lists of Outward and Inward Bound Passengers, 1914-1940 NAID 7282484]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7192903 Card Registers of vessels Requisitioned or Belonging to the War Department,1918-1920, RG 92, NAID 7192903]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7192903 Card Registers of vessels Requisitioned or Belonging to the War Department,1918-1920, RG 92, NAID 7192903]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7130549 Card Register of Chartered Vessels, 1917-1918, RG 92, NAID 7130549]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7130549 Card Register of Chartered Vessels, 1917-1918, RG 92, NAID 7130549]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7284911 Reports of Debarkations by Ports in Baltimore and Philadelphia, 1917-1921, RG 92, NAID 7284911]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7284911 Reports of Debarkations by Ports in Baltimore and Philadelphia, 1917-1921, RG 92, NAID 7284911]
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7284794 Reports of Embarkations from the United States, 1917-1919, RG 92, NAID 7284794]  
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7284794 Reports of Embarkations from the United States, 1917-1919, RG 92, NAID 7284794]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7297348 Reports of Debarkations in the United States from Europe, 7.1917-11.1919 NAID 7297348]  
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7267965 Lists of Vessels Leaving the United States to Transport Troops to Europe, 1917-1918, RG 92, NAID 7267965]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7267965 Lists of Vessels Leaving the United States to Transport Troops to Europe, 1917-1918, RG 92, NAID 7267965]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7268077 Card  Registers of Vessels Leaving the United States to Transport Troops Overseas, 1917-1919, RG 92, NAID 7268077]
 
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7268077 Card  Registers of Vessels Leaving the United States to Transport Troops Overseas, 1917-1919, RG 92, NAID 7268077]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7324086 Summary of Port Logs of Army Transport Service Transatlantic Vessels, 1917-1920 NAID 7324086]
  
 
=== Army Air Service ===
 
=== Army Air Service ===
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Army_World_War_I_Flight_Training Army World War I Flight Training]
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Army_World_War_I_Flight_Training Army World War I Flight Training]
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE8939493 The U.S. Air Service in World War I]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE8939493 The U.S. Air Service in World War I, Volume I]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/TheUSAirServiceInWWIVol2#page/n0/mode/2up The U.S. Air Service in World War I, Volume II]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/TheUSAirServiceInWWIV4#page/n0/mode/2up The U.S. Air Service in World War I, Volume IV]
 
*Air University. Aerospace Studies Institute. Historical Research Division. U.S. Air Service Victory Credits, World War I. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Air University, 1969. FHL Digital Book  
 
*Air University. Aerospace Studies Institute. Historical Research Division. U.S. Air Service Victory Credits, World War I. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Air University, 1969. FHL Digital Book  
 
*Norman L. R. Franks and Frank W. Bailey. Over the Front: a complete record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the United States and French Air Services, 1914-1918. London, England: Grub Street, 1992. FHL 973 M2frw   
 
*Norman L. R. Franks and Frank W. Bailey. Over the Front: a complete record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the United States and French Air Services, 1914-1918. London, England: Grub Street, 1992. FHL 973 M2frw   
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*[https://www.archives.gov/fort-worth/finding-aids/rg018-army-air-force.html Records of the Army Air Force National Archives Fort Worth]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/fort-worth/finding-aids/rg018-army-air-force.html Records of the Army Air Force National Archives Fort Worth]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1375803?availability=Family%20History%20Library Gorrell's History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1919, NARA publication M990, 58 rolls]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1375803?availability=Family%20History%20Library Gorrell's History of the American Expeditionary Forces Air Service, 1917-1919, NARA publication M990, 58 rolls]  
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* '''For histories of base hospitals and other medical unit histories see [https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_World_War_I_Unit_Histories#Medical_Department United States World War I Unit Histories under Army Air Service]'''
  
''' Unit Histories'''
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/cu31924027818883#page/n7/mode/2up History of the 17th Aero Squadron]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/ninetiethaerosqu00carv#page/n7/mode/2up  90th Aero Squadron]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/cu31924027818990 History of the 91st Aero Squadron Air Service]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3835820 106th Aero Squadron]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE7895992 135th Aero Squadron]
 
  
 
''' [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Escadrille Lafayette Escadrille  - American Pilots in the French Air Service]'''
 
''' [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Escadrille Lafayette Escadrille  - American Pilots in the French Air Service]'''
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*[https://archive.org/details/MedicalDeptUSNavyInFranceWWI Medical Department of the U.S. Navy with the Army and Marine Corps in France in WW I]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/MedicalDeptUSNavyInFranceWWI Medical Department of the U.S. Navy with the Army and Marine Corps in France in WW I]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930873 United States Navy in the World War Official Pictures]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930873 United States Navy in the World War Official Pictures]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/299693 NARA at St. Louis Official Military Personnel Files, 1885-1998, RG 24 Records of the Bureau of  Naval Personnel]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/americanshipcasu00unit#page/n0/mode/2up American Ship Casualties of the World War]
 
*[http://www.quarterdeck.org/uniforms/uniforms.htm Navy Uniforms in WWI]
 
*[http://www.quarterdeck.org/uniforms/uniforms.htm Navy Uniforms in WWI]
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*[https://www.history.navy.mil/research/library/online-reading-room/title-list-alphabetically/u/us-navy-world-war-i-redirect.html U.S. Navy and World War I:1914-1922 Naval History and Command Heritage]
  
 
=== Marine Corps ===
 
=== Marine Corps ===
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*[https://archive.org/details/listofofficersof00slsn A List of Officers of the Marine Corps comp. 13 March 1919]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/listofofficersof00slsn A List of Officers of the Marine Corps comp. 13 March 1919]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/womenmarinesinwo00lind#page/n0/mode/2up Women Marines in World War I]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/womenmarinesinwo00lind#page/n0/mode/2up Women Marines in World War I]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/299715 NARA at St. Louis Official Military Personnel Files, 1905-1998, RG 127 Records of the US Marine Corps]
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=== Engineers ===
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*[https://archive.org/details/historicalreport00unit Historical report of the Chief Engineer]
  
 
=== Officers ===
 
=== Officers ===
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE6644357 Officers of the Army and families residing in or near the District of Columbia, November 25, 1916.] 
 
*[https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_TO8UAAAAYAAJ Army Directory 1918]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_TO8UAAAAYAAJ Army Directory 1918]
 
  
 
=== American Field Service ===
 
=== American Field Service ===
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*Arlen J  Hansen. Gentlemen Volunteers: the Story of the American Ambulance Drivers in the Great War, August 1914-September 1918. New York: Arcade Pub., 1996
 
*Arlen J  Hansen. Gentlemen Volunteers: the Story of the American Ambulance Drivers in the Great War, August 1914-September 1918. New York: Arcade Pub., 1996
 
*[https://archive.org/details/vanguardofameric00morsiala Vanguard of American Volunteers]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/vanguardofameric00morsiala Vanguard of American Volunteers]
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*[https://archive.org/details/memorialvolumeof00seym Memorial Volume of the American Field Service in France]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE13590424 M.A. DeWolfe Howe. The Harvard Volunteers in Europe. Personal Records of Experience in Military, Ambulance, and hospital Service. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1916]
  
 
== Medical Department ==
 
== Medical Department ==
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*[https://archive.org/details/14120390RX4.nlm.nih.gov Medical Department vol. IV, Activities Mobilization camps Ports of Embarkation]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/14120390RX4.nlm.nih.gov Medical Department vol. IV, Activities Mobilization camps Ports of Embarkation]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/inmemoriammedica00unse In Memoriam The Medical Department]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/inmemoriammedica00unse In Memoriam The Medical Department]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE7471165 Catholic Chaplains in the World War]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14011390R.nlm.nih.gov/14011390R#page/n3/mode/2up Massachusetts Surgeons]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14011390R.nlm.nih.gov/14011390R#page/n3/mode/2up Massachusetts Surgeons]
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*[https://archive.org/details/MedicalDeptUSNavyInFranceWWI Medical Department U.S. Navy with the Army and Marine Corps]
  
''' Base Hospitals and Ambulances '''
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''' National Archives Collections - Records of the Surgeon General (Army), Record Group 112 '''
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930718 Base Hospital No. 5]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/653140 Historical Reports of Hospitals and Infirmaries, 5.1.1917-5.31.1920. NAID 653140]
*[https://archive.org/details/basehospitalno9a00browrich Base Hospital No. 9]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/651558 Medical Records of Army Transports, 5.1.1917-5.31.1920. NAID 651558]
*[https://archive.org/details/14230590R.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 10]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/651567 Historical Reports of General Hospitals, 5.1.1917-5.31.1920. NAID 651567]
*[https://archive.org/details/14230600R.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 18]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14230610R.nlm.nih.gov/14230610R#page/n5/mode/2up Base Hospital No. 19]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/9110805.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 20]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14230640R.nlm.nih.gov/14230640R#page/n7/mode/2up Base Hospital No. 31]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/ahistorybasehos00hitzgoog Base Hospital No. 32]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/14230660R.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 36]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/14230690R.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 43]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/14230710R.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 46]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/8505954.nlm.nih.gov/8505954#page/n7/mode/2up Base Hospital No. 50]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/14230750R.nlm.nih.gov/14230750R#page/n3/mode/2up Base Hospital No, 68]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/101260879.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 85]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/14230755R.nlm.nih.gov Base Hospital No. 136]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/stretchersstoryo00fred#page/n3/mode/2up Story of a Hospital Unit on the Western Front]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/historyofambulan00chas Ambulance Company No. 105\102nd Sanitary Train]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/personalambu00buswuoft#page/n9/mode/2up Ambulance No. 10 Personal Letters from the Front]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/historyofambulan00chas Ambulance Company No. 105\102nd Sanitary Train]
 
  
'''Related Medical '''
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* '''For histories of base hospitals and other medical unit histories see [https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_World_War_I_Unit_Histories#Medical_Department United States World War I Unit Histories under Medical Department]'''
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE7471165 Catholic Chaplains in the World War]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/MedicalDeptUSNavyInFranceWWI Medical Department U.S. Navy with the Army and Marine Corps]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/ReportOfTheNewOrleansChapterOfAmericanRedCross American Red Cross New Orleans Chapter June 30, 1919]
 
  
  
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* [https://archive.org/details/inmemoriamofthos00amer In Memoriam Mahanoy City (Pennsylvania) Red Cross Chapter]
 
* [https://archive.org/details/inmemoriamofthos00amer In Memoriam Mahanoy City (Pennsylvania) Red Cross Chapter]
 
* [http://sos.ri.gov/archon/index.php?p=digitallibrary/digitalcontent&id=152 WWI: Red Cross Nurses Rhode Island State Archives]
 
* [http://sos.ri.gov/archon/index.php?p=digitallibrary/digitalcontent&id=152 WWI: Red Cross Nurses Rhode Island State Archives]
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* [https://archive.org/stream/reportofwarrelie00redc#page/n1/mode/2up District of Columbia Chapter. Report of War Relief Activities, 1917-1919]
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* [https://archive.org/stream/ReportOfTheNewOrleansChapterOfAmericanRedCross/ReportOfTheNewOrleansChapter#page/n0/mode/2up New Orleans Chapter Red Cross]
  
 
== Timeline American Expeditionary Forces ==
 
== Timeline American Expeditionary Forces ==
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|-
 
| 20 Nov-4 Dec 1917
 
| 20 Nov-4 Dec 1917
| Cambrai  (American Troops engaged 2,500)
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cambrai_(1917) Cambrai  (American Troops engaged 2,500)]
 
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|-
 
| 21 Mar- 6 Apr, 1918
 
| 21 Mar- 6 Apr, 1918
| Somme ( American Troops engaged 2,200)
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_the_Somme_(1918) Somme (American Troops engaged 2,200)]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 9- 27 April, 1918
 
| 9- 27 April, 1918
| Lys ( American Troops engaged 500)
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Lys_(1918) Lys (American Troops engaged 500)]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 27 May - 5 June, 1918
 
| 27 May - 5 June, 1918
| Aisne ( American Troops engaged 27,500)
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_the_Aisne Aisne, Third Battle of(American Troops engaged 27,500)]
 
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|-
 
| 5 June 1918   
 
| 5 June 1918   
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|-
 
| 8 Aug - 11 Nov 1918
 
| 8 Aug - 11 Nov 1918
| Somme  (American Troops engaged 54,000)  
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_the_Somme_(1918) Somme  (American Troops engaged 54,000)]
 
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|-
 
| 18 Aug- 11 Nov 1918
 
| 18 Aug- 11 Nov 1918
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|-
 
| 19 Aug- 11 Nov 1918
 
| 19 Aug- 11 Nov 1918
| Ypres-Lys ( American Troops engaged 108,000)
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| Ypres-Lys (American Troops engaged 108,000)
 
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| 12 - 16 September 1918
 
| 12 - 16 September 1918
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== FamilySearch World War I Collections  ==
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== FamilySearch World War I Historical Record Collections  ==
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1968530?collectionNameFilter=false United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1968530?collectionNameFilter=false United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2513098?collectionNameFilter=false United States, YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2513098?collectionNameFilter=false United States, YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2202707?collectionNameFilter=false Texas World War I Records,1917-1920]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2202707?collectionNameFilter=false Texas World War I Records,1917-1920]
  
 
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== Family History Library Selected World War I Collections ==
 +
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/522878?availability=Family%20History%20Library Alabama World War I Service Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1013317?availability=Family%20History%20Library Georgia World Wat I Statement of Service Summary Card Files]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/625091?availability=Family%20History%20Library Indiana World War I Enrollment Cards]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/727186?availability=Family%20History%20Library Michigan County War Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2520543?availability=Family%20History%20Library Minnesota World War I Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2831720?availability=Family%20History%20Library Minnesota World War I Bonus Files and Service Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/319159?availability=Family%20History%20Library Ohio World War I Service Cards]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/999667?availability=Family%20History%20Library Oregon Military Service Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1143232?availability=Family%20History%20Library Oregon World War I Veterans State Aid Applications [Card] Index]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/562119?availability=Family%20History%20Library Utah Service Records Abstracts]
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
 
=== Archives and Libraries ===
 
'''National WW I Museum and Memorial'''
 
'''National WW I Museum and Memorial'''
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*[https://www.archives.gov/st-louis National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/st-louis National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/fire-1973.html July 1973 Fire]  
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/fire-1973.html July 1973 Fire]  
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/publications/prologue/2013/spring/stl-fire.pdf Burnt in Memory 1973 Fire]
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*[https://www.archives.gov/files/publications/prologue/2013/spring/stl-fire.pdf Burnt in Memory 1973 Fire]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/st-louis/pdf/finding-your-ww1-veteran.pdf Finding Your World War I Veteran at The National Archives at St. Louis]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/st-louis/pdf/finding-your-ww1-veteran.pdf Finding Your World War I Veteran at The National Archives at St. Louis]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww1/st-louis-ww1-series World War I Records at the National Archives at St. Louis]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww1/st-louis-ww1-series World War I Records at the National Archives at St. Louis]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/st-louis/pdf/va-claim-files-and-ww1-burial-files.pdf Veterans Administration Claim Files and World War I Burial Files]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/st-louis/pdf/va-claim-files-and-ww1-burial-files.pdf Veterans Administration Claim Files and World War I Burial Files]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/calendar/genealogy-fair/2015/handouts/session-4-labinsky-hardin-presentation.pdf National Archives at St. Louis Card Series]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/files/calendar/genealogy-fair/2015/handouts/session-4-labinsky-hardin-presentation.pdf National Archives at St. Louis Card Series]
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*[https://www.archives.gov/files/calendar/genealogy-fair/2017/3-labinsky-moore-military-handout1of2.pdf Military Record Series]
 
'''Library of Congress'''
 
'''Library of Congress'''
 
*[https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/wwi/wwi.html Library of Congress Guide to World War I Materials]
 
*[https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/wwi/wwi.html Library of Congress Guide to World War I Materials]
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*[https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1999/summer/gold-star-mothers-1.html NARA WWI Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages Pt 1]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1999/summer/gold-star-mothers-1.html NARA WWI Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages Pt 1]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1999/fall/gold-star-mothers.html NARA WWI Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages Pt 2]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1999/fall/gold-star-mothers.html NARA WWI Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages Pt 2]
 +
*[https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide World War I Records at the National Archives at Philadelphia]
 +
 
''' National Park Service'''
 
''' National Park Service'''
 
*[https://www.nps.gov/subjects/worldwari/index.htm  World War I]
 
*[https://www.nps.gov/subjects/worldwari/index.htm  World War I]
  
=== Societies ===
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=== World War I Societies ===
 
*[http://www.orderfirstworldwar.com/the-salient/2011/02/veterans-of-world-war-i-of-the-usa-inc.htm Order of the First World War]
 
*[http://www.orderfirstworldwar.com/the-salient/2011/02/veterans-of-world-war-i-of-the-usa-inc.htm Order of the First World War]
 
*[http://ww1ha.org/about-us/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsJ_7u8K01QIVFJV-Ch0oBwquEAAYAyAAEgIZ3PD_BwE World War One Historical Association]
 
*[http://ww1ha.org/about-us/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsJ_7u8K01QIVFJV-Ch0oBwquEAAYAyAAEgIZ3PD_BwE World War One Historical Association]
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=== Related Websites and Resources===
 
=== Related Websites and Resources===
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*[http://www.1914.org/ First World War Global Commemoration]
 +
*[http://www.centenarynews.com/ Centenary News First World War I]
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*[http://www.greatwar.co.uk/index.htm The Great War 1914-1918]
 
*[http://southpeacearchives.org/ HistoryGuide.org]. Contains photographs, cemeteries & obituaries, land records, wills, and newspapers; along with a Soldier's Memorial searchable database.  
 
*[http://southpeacearchives.org/ HistoryGuide.org]. Contains photographs, cemeteries & obituaries, land records, wills, and newspapers; along with a Soldier's Memorial searchable database.  
 
*[http://www.militaryindexes.com/worldwarone/ Online World War One Indexes and Records]
 
*[http://www.militaryindexes.com/worldwarone/ Online World War One Indexes and Records]
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*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi BYU WWI Document Archive]. This archive is international in focus
 
*[http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi BYU WWI Document Archive]. This archive is international in focus
 
*[http://www.rmslusitania.info/ The Lusitania Resource]
 
*[http://www.rmslusitania.info/ The Lusitania Resource]
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*[https://grandeguerre.icrc.org/ Prisoners of the first World War,the ICRC Archives ( International Committee of the Red Cross)]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/honorrollourfami00whee#page/n3/mode/2up The Honor Roll and Our Family's Part in the World War]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Front_(World_War_I) Western Front]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Front_(World_War_I) Eastern Front]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Front_(World_War_I) Italian Front]
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*[https://archive.org/details/somecousinsingre00clar Eva Turner Clark. Some Cousins in the Great War, April 3rd, 1917 - November 11, 1918 (1920)]
  
 
==National Archives World War I  Dead, American Expeditionary Forces. 1917-1919==
 
==National Archives World War I  Dead, American Expeditionary Forces. 1917-1919==
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/285556?availability=Family%20History%20Library Soldiers of the Great War 3 volumes]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/285556?availability=Family%20History%20Library Soldiers of the Great War 3 volumes]  
 
*[https://archive.org/details/worldwarselectiv00conn Members of American Expeditionary Forces from Connecticut Who Lost Their Lives in the World War]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/worldwarselectiv00conn Members of American Expeditionary Forces from Connecticut Who Lost Their Lives in the World War]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/398305?availability=Family%20History%20Library Gold Star Honor Roll:Indiana]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE930346 Kansas Casualties in the Great War 1917-1919]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE2609597 Massachusetts' Gold Star Record]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/20940 Nevada's Gold Star's]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE9157181 Roll of Honor:Citizens of New York who died while in the service of the U.S. during the World War]
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*[https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/wwi/HonorList/ New York State Military Museum World War I Roll of Honor]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/967316?availability=Family%20History%20Library Ohio and California]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/967316?availability=Family%20History%20Library Ohio and California]
*[http://sos.ri.gov/archon/index.php?p=digitallibrary/digitalcontent&id=151 Rhode Island]
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*[http://sos.ri.gov/archon/index.php?p=digitallibrary/digitalcontent&id=151 Rhode Island State Archives]
 +
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/185735?availability=Family%20History%20Library Wisconsin's Golf Star List]
  
 
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''' State Committees or Commissions'''
 
''' State Committees or Commissions'''
 
*[http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/participate/state-organizations/state-websites/others-pending.html State Centennial Websites Map]
 
*[http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/participate/state-organizations/state-websites/others-pending.html State Centennial Websites Map]
 +
'' Selected Sites''
 +
*[https://www.wwiarkansas.com/sites-and-memorials/arkansas-state-archives Arkansas]
 +
*[https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/california-in-ww1-welcome.html California]
 
*[http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/pennsylvania-ww1-centennial-home.html Pennsylvania]  
 
*[http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/pennsylvania-ww1-centennial-home.html Pennsylvania]  
 
*[http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/indiana-wwi-centennial-home.html Indiana]
 
*[http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/indiana-wwi-centennial-home.html Indiana]
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=== Army Corps ===
 
=== Army Corps ===
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10476334 I Army Corps. 1.15.1918-3.25.1919]  
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10476334 I Army Corps. 1.15.1918-3.25.1919]
  
 
== Division Unit Histories ==
 
== Division Unit Histories ==
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE12747766 Society of the First Division. History of the First Division During the World War, 1917-1919. Philadelphia, Pa.: John C. Winston Co., 1922]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE12747766 Society of the First Division. History of the First Division During the World War, 1917-1919. Philadelphia, Pa.: John C. Winston Co., 1922]
 
* Oliver L. Spaulding and John W. Wright. The Second Division,American Expeditionary Force in France,1917-1919. New York, Hillman, 1937
 
* Oliver L. Spaulding and John W. Wright. The Second Division,American Expeditionary Force in France,1917-1919. New York, Hillman, 1937
*Frederick v. Hemenway. History of the Third Division, United States Army in the World War for the Period December 1, 1917 to January 1, 1919.   
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*[https://archive.org/details/historyofthirddi00unse Frederick v. Hemenway. History of the Third Division, United States Army in the World War for the Period December 1, 1917 to January 1, 1919.]  
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/3dDivisionSummaryOfOperationsInTheWorldWar#page/n0/mode/2up 3rd Division Summary of Operations]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/3dDivisionSummaryOfOperationsInTheWorldWar#page/n0/mode/2up 3rd Division Summary of Operations]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE928826 Christian A. Bach and Henry Noble Hall. The Fourth Division: Its Services and achievements in the World War,... (1920)]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE928826 Christian A. Bach and Henry Noble Hall. The Fourth Division: Its Services and achievements in the World War,... (1920)]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE4040697 Kenyon Stevenson. The Official History of the Fifth Division U.S.A. Washington,D.C.: Society of the Fifth Division, 1919]   
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE4040697 Kenyon Stevenson. The Official History of the Fifth Division U.S.A. Washington,D.C.: Society of the Fifth Division, 1919]   
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE4000053 Emerson G. Taylor. New England in France, 1917-1919: A History of the Twenty-Sixth Division U.S.A. Boston and New York: Houghton and Mifflin Co., 1920]  
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE4000053 Emerson G. Taylor. New England in France, 1917-1919: A History of the Twenty-Sixth Division U.S.A. Boston and New York: Houghton and Mifflin Co., 1920]
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220502&from=fhd 28th Division]
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*[https://archive.org/details/storyof27thdivi01orya John F. O'Ryan. The Story of the 27th Division. Vol. 1 New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford C0.,1921.]
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/509688?availability=Family%20History%20Library 29th Division]
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*[https://archive.org/details/storyof27thdivis02oryauoft John F. O'Ryan. The Story of the 27th Division. Vol. 2 New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford C0.,1921.]   
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1991922?availability=Family%20History%20Library 32nd Division]
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220502&from=fhd Pennsylvania in the World War an illustrated history of the Twenty- Eighth Division. vol. 1 Pittsburgh, Pa.: States Publications Society, 1921.]
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE927978  Clair Kenamore. From Vauquois Hill to Exermont: a history of the Thirty-Fifth Division of the united states Army. St. Louis:Guard Publishing Co., 1919.  
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE8158081 Pennsylvania in the World War an illustrated history of the Twenty- Eighth Division. vol. 2 Pittsburgh, Pa.: States Publications Society, 1921.]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/509688?availability=Family%20History%20Library John A. Cutchins. History of the Twenty-Ninth Division, Blue and Gray, 1917-1919... Philadelphia:Twenty-Ninth DIvision Historical Committee, 1921.]  
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930355 Wisconsin War History Commission. The 32nd Division in the World War, 1917-1919. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Print Co., 1920.]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/291087?availability=Family%20History%20Library Frederic Louis Huidekoper. The History of the 33rd Division,A.E.F. 4 vols. Springfield, Illinois: Ill. State Historical Library, 1921.]  
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*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE927978  Clair Kenamore. From Vauquois Hill to Exermont: a history of the Thirty-Fifth Division of the united states Army. St. Louis:Guard Publishing Co., 1919.]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930557 Charles B. Hoyt. Heroes of the Argonne: an authentic History of the Thirty-Fifth Division. Kansas City,Mo.: Franklin Hudson, 1919.]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE930557 Charles B. Hoyt. Heroes of the Argonne: an authentic History of the Thirty-Fifth Division. Kansas City,Mo.: Franklin Hudson, 1919.]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/storyof36thexper00chasrich Ben H. Chastaine. Story of the 36th: the Experiences of the 36th Division in the World War. Oklahoma City:Harlow Publishing Company, 1920.]  
 
*[https://archive.org/details/storyof36thexper00chasrich Ben H. Chastaine. Story of the 36th: the Experiences of the 36th Division in the World War. Oklahoma City:Harlow Publishing Company, 1920.]  
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220948 Ralph D. Cole. The Thirty-Seventh Division in the World War,1917-1918. vol. 1 Columbus, Ohio: Thirty-Seventh Division Veterans Association, 1926.]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220948 Ralph D. Cole. The Thirty-Seventh Division in the World War,1917-1918. vol. 1 Columbus, Ohio: Thirty-Seventh Division Veterans Association, 1926.]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220951 Ralph D. Cole. The Thirty-Seventh Division in the World War,1917-1918. vol. 2 Columbus, Ohio: Thirty-Seventh Division Veterans Association, 1926.]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220951 Ralph D. Cole. The Thirty-Seventh Division in the World War,1917-1918. vol. 2 Columbus, Ohio: Thirty-Seventh Division Veterans Association, 1926.]
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*[https://archive.org/stream/historyoffortiet00losa#page/n3/mode/2up History of the Fortieth (Sunshine) Division. Los Angeles, Calif.: C.S. Hutson & Co., 1920] 
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*[https://archive.org/details/storyofrainbowdi00tomp Raymond S. Tompkins. The Story of the Rainbow Division. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1919]
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*[https://archive.org/details/rosterofrainbowd00johnrich Harold Stanley Johnson. Roster of the Rainbow Division (Forty-Second) (1917)]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE928497 History of the Seventy-Seventh Division, August 25, 1917 November 11, 1918:designed and written in the field- France. New York,New York: The 77th Division Association, 1919.]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE928497 History of the Seventy-Seventh Division, August 25, 1917 November 11, 1918:designed and written in the field- France. New York,New York: The 77th Division Association, 1919.]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/victorious77thdi00mckerich Arthur McKeogh.The Victorious 77th Division in the Argonne Fight (New York's Own)in the Argonne Fight. New York: john E. Eggers Co.,1919]   
 
*[https://archive.org/details/victorious77thdi00mckerich Arthur McKeogh.The Victorious 77th Division in the Argonne Fight (New York's Own)in the Argonne Fight. New York: john E. Eggers Co.,1919]   
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/985509?availability=Family%20History%20Library 71st Infantry]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/985509?availability=Family%20History%20Library 71st Infantry]
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220766 110th Infantry] 28th Division  
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE1220766 110th Infantry] 28th Division  
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*[https://archive.org/details/rockofmarnechron00wool 38th Infantry 3rd Division, Chronological History]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2623747 112th Infantry] 28th Division  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2623747 112th Infantry] 28th Division  
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE12417871 115th Infantry] 29th Division  
 
*[https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE12417871 115th Infantry] 29th Division  
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*[https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Collections/TitleInfo/640 Washington Service Statement Cards]
 
*[https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Collections/TitleInfo/640 Washington Service Statement Cards]
  
== Gold Star Mothers ==
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== [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Gold_Star_Mothers Gold Star Mothers] ==
 
*[http://sites.mnhs.org/library/world-war-i-gold-star-roll-record-request Minnesota HIstorical Society]
 
*[http://sites.mnhs.org/library/world-war-i-gold-star-roll-record-request Minnesota HIstorical Society]
 
*[http://sos.tn.gov/products/tsla/tennessee-world-war-i-gold-star-records Tennessee State Library Online Index]
 
*[http://sos.tn.gov/products/tsla/tennessee-world-war-i-gold-star-records Tennessee State Library Online Index]
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*[https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1999/fall/gold-star-mothers.html NARA Article WW I Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages Pt II]
 
*[https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1999/fall/gold-star-mothers.html NARA Article WW I Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages Pt II]
  
=== Armistice Day===
+
=== [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/10453219  Bureau of War Rick Insurance. Department of the Treasury. Administrative History Note9.2.1914-8.9.1921] ===
 +
*[https://archive.org/details/unclesamsinsuran00unit_0 U.S. Bureau of War Risk Insurance. Division of Military and Naval Insurance. Uncle Sam's Insurance for Soldiers and Sailors. Answers to Questions You Will Ask. Official Bulletin Issued by the Treasury Department, Washington,D.C., No. 4]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6802713 War Risk Case Files, 11.25.1933-10.3.1938 RG 21 U.S. District Court for he Southern Division of the Western District of Missouri]
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*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/2596039 Records of Non-War Risk Claims, 1917-1927 RG 15 Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs]
 +
 
 +
=== [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armistice_Day Armistice Day] ===
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/armisticedayanth00apsa#page/n5/mode/2up Armistice Day]
 
*[https://archive.org/stream/armisticedayanth00apsa#page/n5/mode/2up Armistice Day]
  
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*[[Image:Wisconsin flag.png|border|22x15px|Wisconsin flag.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wisconsin Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Wisconsin]]  
 
*[[Image:Wisconsin flag.png|border|22x15px|Wisconsin flag.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wisconsin Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Wisconsin]]  
 
*[[Image:Wyoming flag.png|border|22x15px|Wyoming flag.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wyoming Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Wyoming]]
 
*[[Image:Wyoming flag.png|border|22x15px|Wyoming flag.png]]&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Wyoming Military Records#World_War_I_.281917-1918.29|Wyoming]]
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The Family History Library has some indexes and records from county courthouses, state archives, and state offices of the adjutant general. For example, the library has the following:
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'''*[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_World_War_I_State_and_Local_Histories World War I State and Local Histories]'''
  
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'''*[http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/record_coverage/US_military_discharges.html US Military Discharges Coverage Map]'''
 +
*[https://catalog.archives.gov/id/4683632 U.S. Army Discharge Reports, 1917-1920 NAID 4683632 National Archives at St Louis]
 
*Missouri State Archives and FamilySearch. [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2576872/waypoints ''Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941''.] Digital images of general enlistment contracts from counties in Missouri.
 
*Missouri State Archives and FamilySearch. [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2576872/waypoints ''Pre-WWII Adjutant General Enlistment Contracts, 1900-1941''.] Digital images of general enlistment contracts from counties in Missouri.
  
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== Women  ==
 
== Women  ==
 
 
*[https://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/misc/57jqq3.htm Women and War]  
 
*[https://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/misc/57jqq3.htm Women and War]  
 
*[http://userpages.aug.com/captbarb/femvets4.html Women in World War One]  
 
*[http://userpages.aug.com/captbarb/femvets4.html Women in World War One]  
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== Sources for Further Reading  ==
 
== Sources for Further Reading  ==
*Schaefer, Christina K. The Great War. ''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F719514 A Guide to The Service Records of All The World’s Fighting Men and Volunteers]''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1998. (Family History Library 940.41 Sch13g.) The United States is covered on pages 123 to 156.
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*Schaefer, Christina K. The Great War. ''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F719514 A Guide to The Service *Records of All The World’s Fighting Men and Volunteers]''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1998. (Family History Library 940.41 Sch13g.) The United States is covered on pages 123 to 156.
 
*Neagles, James C. U.S. Military Records: A Guide to Federal and State Sources.   
 
*Neagles, James C. U.S. Military Records: A Guide to Federal and State Sources.   
 
*McMahon, M. M. [https://www.createspace.com/6570795 ''Researching Your U.S. WWI Army Ancestors'']. Crownsville: CreateSpace, 2017.
 
*McMahon, M. M. [https://www.createspace.com/6570795 ''Researching Your U.S. WWI Army Ancestors'']. Crownsville: CreateSpace, 2017.
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*Haythornthwaite, Philip J. The World War One Source Book. London, England: Arms and Armour, 1992. FHL 973 M2hay
 
*Haythornthwaite, Philip J. The World War One Source Book. London, England: Arms and Armour, 1992. FHL 973 M2hay
 
*Woodward, David R. American and World War I: a selected annotated bibliography of English language sources. New York: Garland Pub Co., 1985. FHL 973 M23b v. 6  
 
*Woodward, David R. American and World War I: a selected annotated bibliography of English language sources. New York: Garland Pub Co., 1985. FHL 973 M23b v. 6  
* Randle,Gray with Christopher Argle. Chronicle of  the First World War. 2 vols. New York, New York: Facts on File, 1990. FHL 973 M2gra   
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*Randle,Gray with Christopher Argle. Chronicle of  the First World War. 2 vols. New York, New York: Facts on File, 1990. FHL 973 M2gra   
  
 
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Personnel
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In May 2011, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) completed construction of its new facility in St. Louis, Mo.

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The United States entered World War I in April 1917. Over 4.7 million men and women served in the regular U.S. forces, national guard units, and draft units. There were 53,402 killed in action, 63,114 deaths from disease and other causes, and about 205,000 wounded. New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Ohio furnished the most soldiers.

Battlefield Guides

American Expeditionary Forces. May 26,1917-August 31,1920

American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia. August 1918-April 1920

Training Camps

Embarkation Service


Army Air Service


Lafayette Escadrille - American Pilots in the French Air Service

Tank Corps

Naval

Marine Corps

Engineers

Officers

American Field Service

Medical Department

National Archives Collections - Records of the Surgeon General (Army), Record Group 112


American Red Cross

American Rec Cross War Council Administrative History Note

National Archives

Hoover Institute Archives Stanford University

Overseas Service

State and Local Sources

Timeline American Expeditionary Forces

Date Event
3 February 1917 Diplomatic relations with Germany were severed
6 April 1917 Congress declares war on Germany
18 May 1917 Congress passes the Selective Service Act which allows for the registration of eligable men for military service
5 June 1917 The first registration included men between 21 and 31 years of age
20 July 1917 The lottery is held in Washington to determine the order of liability for military service is held. No. 258 was the first number drawn.
20 Nov-4 Dec 1917 Cambrai (American Troops engaged 2,500)
21 Mar- 6 Apr, 1918 Somme (American Troops engaged 2,200)
9- 27 April, 1918 Lys (American Troops engaged 500)
27 May - 5 June, 1918 Aisne, Third Battle of(American Troops engaged 27,500)
5 June 1918 The second registration included men who had become 21 since the first registration
9-15 June, 1918 Noyon-Montdidier (American Troops engaged 27,000)
15-18 July 1918 Champagne-Marne (American Troops engaged 85,000)
12 Sept 1918 The third registration included the ages 18 to 45. 13,228,762 registered.
25 Jun 1918 U.S. troops took over Belleau Wood, France after two weeks of fighting.7870 Americans lost their lives in the battle.
18 Jul 1918- 6 Aug 1918 Aisne-Marne offensive or the 2nd battle of the Marne marked the turning point of the War.  The German line was driven back to Vesle.
8 Aug - 11 Nov 1918 Somme (American Troops engaged 54,000)
18 Aug- 11 Nov 1918 Oise-Aisne (American Troops engaged 85,000)
19 Aug- 11 Nov 1918 Ypres-Lys (American Troops engaged 108,000)
12 - 16 September 1918 St. Mihiel (American Troops engaged 550,000)
26 Sept 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 The Meuse-Argonne Offensive involving over one million U.S. troops
24 Oct- 4 Nov 1918 Vittorio-Veneto (Italian Front, American Troops engaged 1,200)
31 Oct 1918 The 2nd million U.S. soldier reached France.
11 Nov 1918 The Armistice. World War I ends with the surrender of Germany

FamilySearch World War I Historical Record Collections

Family History Library Selected World War I Collections

Archives and Libraries

National WW I Museum and Memorial

U.S. Army Heritage and Education center

National Archives at St. Louis

Library of Congress

National Archives

National Park Service

World War I Societies

American Legion


Cemeteries

American Casualties

American Battle Monuments Commission

World War I Cemeteries

World War I Monuments

Related Websites and Resources

National Archives World War I Dead, American Expeditionary Forces. 1917-1919

Compiled Data on Casualties of the American Expeditionary Forces by State of United States Possession, 1917-1919 NAID 1726747

Additional Sources

United States World War One Centennial

State Committees or Commissions

Selected Sites

Unit Histories

  • Below are selected divisional and regimental histories from the FamilySearch catalog.

Army Corps

Division Unit Histories

Military Unit Histories

Infantry

Engineers

Field Artillery

Machine Gun Battalions

World War I State Online Collections and Descriptions

Gold Star Mothers

Bureau of War Rick Insurance. Department of the Treasury. Administrative History Note9.2.1914-8.9.1921

Armistice Day

State World War I Records




*World War I State and Local Histories

*US Military Discharges Coverage Map

Similar collections are described in the military sections for the various states under STATE NAME - MILITARY RECORDS.

Awards

Women

  • Women and War
  • Women in World War One
  • Women and the US Navy, WWI Era
  • Female Yeoman
  • Samantha Phil-Gill. The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in France, 1917-1921.(2017)
  • Carrie Brown. Rosie's Mon: Forgotten Workers of the First World World War. Northeastern University Press, 2013.
  • Lettie Gavin. American Women in World War I: They Also Served. University of Colorado Press, 2006
  • Gilbert Stone. ed. Women Workers of World War I. (2007)
  • Susan Zeiger.In Uncle Sam's Service. Women Workers with the American Expeditionary Forces, 1917-1919. University of Pennsylvania, Press, 2004

Sources for Further Reading

  • Schaefer, Christina K. The Great War. A Guide to The Service *Records of All The World’s Fighting Men and Volunteers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1998. (Family History Library 940.41 Sch13g.) The United States is covered on pages 123 to 156.
  • Neagles, James C. U.S. Military Records: A Guide to Federal and State Sources.
  • McMahon, M. M. Researching Your U.S. WWI Army Ancestors. Crownsville: CreateSpace, 2017.
  • Gutierrez, Edward A. Doughboys on the Great War. How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experiences. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2014.
  • Venzon, Anne C. The United States in the First World World War:An Encyclopedia.Garland Publishing Co., 1996
  • Coffman,Edward. The War to End All Wars. The American Experience in World War I. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998
  • Freidel, Frank. Over There. The Story of American’s First Great Overseas Crusade. rev. ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Cp., 1990
  • Carroll, Andrew My Fellow Soldiers. General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War. New York: Penguin Press, 2017.
  • Haythornthwaite, Philip J. The World War One Source Book. London, England: Arms and Armour, 1992. FHL 973 M2hay
  • Woodward, David R. American and World War I: a selected annotated bibliography of English language sources. New York: Garland Pub Co., 1985. FHL 973 M23b v. 6
  • Randle,Gray with Christopher Argle. Chronicle of the First World War. 2 vols. New York, New York: Facts on File, 1990. FHL 973 M2gra

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