By Bryan L. Woodcock
Includes The american citizens within the First global conflict representation Pack—57 photos/illustrations and 10 maps
The 91st Infantry department was once a countrywide military department created sooner than global battle I. dependent at Camp Lewis, Washington, it used to be composed of draftees from the northwestern usa. Following a teach up that lasted lower than twelve months, this department departed for Europe in June 1918. In France, the 91st department performed extra education, however the AEF driven it to front strains prior to it used to be accomplished. In its first wrestle event, the 91st department fought at the entrance traces of the Meuse-Argonne. within the first days of this conflict, the 91st department, even if green, received extra flooring than the other American department. in spite of the fact that, it paid a heavy fee when it comes to American lives. The AEF to that end assigned the department to paintings below French command within the conflict of Ypres-Lys in Belgium. This thesis examines the department leadership's skill to execute necessary...
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Tony Mullis for his editing and style suggestions during the initial review process. This entire faculty of the Command and General Staff College volunteered extra time to help me write this paper. Additionally, thanks to the staffs of the CARL Library at Fort Leavenworth and the Donovan Library on Fort Benning as well as the staff at the World War I Museum in Kansas City for your research expertise and assistance. Additionally, I would like to thank my wife Nichole, and three children; Tyler, Marcus, and Harley, for their constant support and understanding throughout this process.
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42} He continued to lead the division through its final collective training and prepared to depart with lead elements on 19 June 1918 for the cross-country train journey to Camp Merritt, New Jersey. From there, the 91st embarked for France. On the day of the departure, Greene was just shy of 62 years old, well over Pershing’s recommended maximum division commander age of 45. General Greene was relieved enroute and assigned to the Philippines as a Brigadier. There is nothing to indicate that Greene had done anything wrong, but his age and associated level of fitness was not in keeping with Pershing’s vision for his combat division commanders.