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The Portuguese Expeditionary Corps in World War I: From Inception to Destruction, 1914-1918

Description: The Portuguese Expeditionary Force fought in the trenches of northern France from April 1917 to April 1918. on 9 April 1918 the sledgehammer blow of Operation Georgette fell upon the exhausted Portuguese troops. British accounts of the Portuguese Corps’ participation in combat on the Western Front are terse. Many are dismissive. in fact, Portuguese units experienced heavy combat and successfully held their ground against all attacks. Regarding Georgette, the standard British narrative holds that most of the Portuguese soldiers threw their weapons aside and ran. the account is incontrovertibly false. Most of the Portuguese combat troops held their ground against the German assault. This thesis details the history of the Portuguese Expeditionary Force.
Date: May 2012
Creator: Pyles, Jesse
Partner: UNT Libraries
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America Goes Over [Part 4]

Description: Fourth of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, including footage of U.S. soldiers in France and the start of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 17 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 3]

Description: Third of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I with footage of U.S. soldiers at camps and during battles at various locations in Europe, including the Saint-Mihiel Offensive.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 20 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 5]

Description: Fifth of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I including general footage of U.S. soldiers in Europe as well as troops celebrating news of the November 11 cease-fire, and Joffre, Foch, Pershing, French, and other generals shaking hands.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 15 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 2]

Description: Second of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I with footage of American soldiers on various assignments in Europe, particularly the Meuse-Argonne battle.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 15 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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America Goes Over [Part 1]

Description: First of 5 reels documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, with footage featuring shots of European soldiers fighting and the entrance of the United States into the war with soldiers being drafted and trained. It also includes cartoons by famous A.E.F. artist Wally.
Date: 1927~
Duration: 16 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The War with Germany: A Statistical Summary

Description: Book containing statistical figures regarding the United States of America's conflict with Germany during World War I, including statistics for casualties, expenditures, and ordnance. Index starts on page 151.
Date: 1919
Creator: Ayres, Leonard Porter, 1879-1946
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Marianne and soldier collect for the Red Cross]

Description: A female figure representing Marianne is accompanied by a wounded soldier. They collect for the Red Cross. Marianne is dressed in a style to suggest the French Revolution, wearing a blue, white, and red skirt, a uniform jacket worn as a cape, and a long blue and red cap. She holds a Red Cross collecting tin in one hand and a small blue, white, and red keg under her other arm. She guides a wounded soldier, his head bandaged. He has one arm on Marianne’s shoulder, and the other holds a cane. The soldier wears a medal pinned to his coat, a cap with an inscribed band, and is smoking.
Date: 1916
Creator: Willette, Adolphe Léon, 1857-1926.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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