One Man's Ambush

Lengel, Edward G.
December 2007
Military History;Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p52
The article traces the historical contributions of John L. Barkley, an 18-year-old private and scout from Missouri, to the 1918 Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The battle, which started on September 26, 1918, was considered as the bloodiest battle in the U.S. history. The article highlights the events that occurred at the battle. It describes the efforts of Barkley to serve his country.


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