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"Madame, can you spare a potato?"

This chapter demonstrates how narrative inquiry creates soldier narratives that allow for a deeper understanding of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in World War I.

A Living Memorial

This chapter explores the role of chaplains in the burial of fallen soldiers and the symbolism and significance of grave sites.

An Image is Worth a Thousand Words

This chapter situates image analysis within World War I’s historical narrative and helps students evaluate images and draw historical information from them.

Hell, Heaven, or Hoboken by Christmas: The Service and Sacrifice of the American Soldier in World War I

This chapter provides background on the mobilization and training of the AEF at home and abroad, as well as examining how that training influenced the psychological journey of American soldiers on the Western Front.

Looking at the Meuse-Argonne

This chapter aims to provide a first-person look at World War I through the eyes of an American soldier.

Out of Isolation: From Home to Hell—The Journey from America's Cities and Farms to European Battlefields

The chapter focuses on the contrast between his perceived comfortable, isolated life in the United States with the complete discomfort and hell of a journey overseas to fight and die in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.