American volunteers of the Réserve Mallet supplied the French and U.S. armies during World War I

Rogers, Trumbull
November 2006
Military History;Nov2006, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p77
The article focuses on the Réserve Mallet, U.S. volunteers who served in France during World War I. The orders came from the French, but the men's clothes, pay and half their food came from the American Mission. Its mission was to truck materiel comprising ammunition and trench equipment for whatever army, corps or division it was supporting. It was said that no other organization had done more to strengthen France-U.S. friendship than the R´serve Mallet.


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