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Ashley Mandoline | Hst/165 | World War I Soldier[REPORT SUBTITLE]
Okay, so anybody who knows their history knows The Second Battle of the Marne was avery big turning point in World War I. It all started when the last German offensive of theconflict, and shortly after the first allied offensive victory in 1918 followed (In Viereck & InMaerker Branden, 1929). Even though America did not play a very big part, and was mainly justthere to be supportive, this battle became known as the beginning of the end for Germany. Therewere around 85,000 American troops that helped in the war, with about 12,000 who died,because of all of this we got a lot of praise not only from our people, but those of the French andthe British. Now in the Second Battle of Marne, there were over 30,000 men who died and whowere wounded, so America had quite a few casualties that were associated with some of thebattle of the Great War (Coffman, 1968).At the end of May, the high command of Germany decided to order a major offensiveattack from the Chemins des Dames northeast of Paris that went towards the River Marne andthis put was very threatening both to Parish and the Paris-Verdun rail link (Dupuy, 1956). There