2The Yanks Are Coming

2The Yanks Are Coming - The Yanks Are Coming The Great War...

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Unformatted text preview: The Yanks Are Coming! The Great War . Maps & Battles . The Western Front in 1918 | PBS The Doughboy • • Why were we called that? No one really knows We weren’t there until summer of 1917 • • • Brits and French wanted USA to reinforce their army John Pershing did not want to break up American units He also recommended frontal assaults We are helping! More psychological help • Meuse­Argonne Offensive • • Biggest operation and victory of the AEF Sept­Nov,1918 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 ► Armistice was signed on Nov. 11, 1918 Private George Price 28th Battalion The Canadians moved to the next and again found it occupied,(3) but no Germans.(1) The occupant of the house told Price to be careful. The account ► of his death in the Mons City Museum states: 'Despite this advice, Price went out to attack the enemy with his Lewis machine gun, but he was mortally wounded by a bullet in the region of the heart.(3) Art Goodmurphy recalled that a single shot was heard as he and Price stepped back into the street. Price half turned and slumped into Goodmurphy's arms. Art quickly dragged George back into the house. A neighbor, a young Belgian girl, saw Private Price fall. She risked her life to cross the street to come to his aide. The occupants of the house and the neighbor attended to Price, but to no avail. Private George Lawrence Price died at 10:58 a.m., just two minutes before the Private George Lawrence Price died at 10:58 a.m., just two minutes before the cease fire.(1) Why was it called a world war? ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► Cuba Guatemala Haiti Honduras Liberia Montenegro Nicaragua Panama San Marino Siam (now Thailand) Belgium China Empire of Japan Greece (from 1917) Montenegro Portugal (from 1916) Andorra Brazil Costa Rica The Big Four ► ► ► Great Britain­Lloyd George Imperialistic might Navy decreased France­ Clemenceau Alsace­Loraine Germany to pay Never be able to do this again! Italy­Orlando Land from Austria­Hungary United States United States ► 14 Points First 5­general principles for a peace settlement Next 8­territorial settlements *14th­ League of Nations ...
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