TITLE

Securing the flanks at Belleau Wood

AUTHOR(S)
Homsher, David C.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Military History;Jun97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the embarkment of the 5th and 6th regiments of the United States (U.S.) Marine Corps on their first combat operation in Bois de Belleau or Belleau Wood, during the Battle of Belleau Wood of 1918 in Europe. Key positions flanking the wood that needed to be secured; Comments from captain George W. Hamilton; Details on the German forces opposing the U.S. Marines; Attack strategy used by the U.S. forces.
ACCESSION #
9704244065

 

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