Letters Home from the War
for Footnotes and Related Essays

American Red Cross. The Work of the American Red Cross During the War: A Statement of Finances and Accomplishments. Washington, D.C. 1919.

American Red Cross. The Junior Red Cross Service. Washington D.C. 1918.

Concise Columbia Encyclopedia. Licensed from Columbia University Press. Copyright 1991.

Davis, Kenneth C. Don't Know Much About History Crown Publishers Inc. New York. 1990.

Dawes, Charles G. A Journal of the Great War, Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston & New York. Volumes I & II. 1921.

Empey, Arthur Guy. Over the Top and First call; G.P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1918.

Gleaves, Albert. A History of the Transport Service 1917-1919 Adventures and Experiences of United States Transports and Cruisers in the World War. George H. Doran Co. New York. 1921.

Hagood, General Johnson (Chief of Staff S.O.S.). The Services of supply;: A memoir of the great war, Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 1927.

International Committee of Young Men's Christian Association. Summary of World War Work of the American YMCA. 1920.

Leland, Waldo G. & Newton D. Mereness. Introduction to the American Official Sources for the Economic and Social History of the World War. Yale University Press. Connecticut. 1926.

March, Francis A. History of the World War: An Authentic Narrative of the World's Greatest War. Leslie-Judge Company. New York. 1918.

May, Ernest R. The Life History of the United States Volume 10: 1917-1932, Boom & Bust. Time-Life Books. New York. 1964.

McGowen, Tom. World War I (First Books--America at War) Franklin Watts. New York. 1993.

Palmer, Frederick. Newton D. Baker: America at War. Dodd, Mead and Company. New York. Volumes I & II. 1931.

Pershing, John J. (Commander in Chief, AEF). My Experiences in the World War (Military Classics Series) Frederick A. Stokes Company. New York. Volumes I & II. 1931.

Shipley, Thomas. (Captain 26th U.S. Infantry, First Division, A.E.F.). The History Of The A.E.F. (The Battery Press Great War Series, Volume 76) George H. Doran Company. New York. 1920.

Skillman, Willis Rowland (formerly of 79th Division, US Army). The A.E.F.: Who they were, what they did, how they did it. George W. Jacobs & Company. Philadelphia. 1920.

Stallings, Laurence. The Doughboys: The Story of the AEF, 1917-1918. Harper & Row Publishers. New York. 1963.

Taft, William Howard (Chairman, Editorial Board). Service with Fighting Men: An Account of the Work of the American Young Men's Christian Associations in the World War. Volumes I & II. Association Press. New York. 1922.

Trager, James. "The People's Chronology." A CD-ROM reference text licensed from Henry Holt and Company, Inc. 1992.

Williams, William J. The Wilson Administration and the Shipbuilding Crisis of 1917: Steel Ships and Wooden Steamers. The Edwin Mellen Press. New York. 1992.

Wilson, H. W. The Great War: The Standard History of the World-Wide Conflict. The Amalgamated Press Limited. London. Volume 10. 1918.

To learn more about the Great War, three fantastic web sites are The Doughboy Center, The Great War Society, and Trenches on the Web.
And here are links to a few other websites that contain letters and diaries from soldiers in the Great War:
A Louisianna French Soldier, Army Sergeant Charles L. Johnston, In the Trenches.
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