A fight to the finish

Bartlett, Merrill L.
November 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p48
Conference Proceeding
The article offers information on the battle fought by the fourth Brigade (Marine) of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) during the World War I. It states that Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps George Barnett insinuated a regiment of Leathernecks into the force of Doughboys sailing for France when America entered World War 1 in 1917. It describes how Doughboys under Army General John J. Pershing and Leathernecks commanded by Marine Major General John A. Lejeune fought the war.


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