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The Big Red One
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Chronicles the actions and achievements of the 1st Infantry Division, the nation’s oldest continuously serving division in the U.S. Army, from its creation during World War I through the wars of the 21st century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-xiv
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  1. Foreword
  2. Paul H. Herbert
  3. pp. xv-xviii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. James Scott Wheeler
  3. pp. xix-xxii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. 1. Lafayette, We Are Here: Creation of the 1st Infantry Division
  2. pp. 9-31
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  1. 2. Cantigny to Soissons
  2. pp. 32-58
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  1. 3. Victory in Alsace-Lorraine: St. Mihiel and the Meuse Argonne
  2. pp. 59-90
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  1. 4. Between the World Wars: The Twenty-Year Peace
  2. pp. 91-117
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  1. 5. Mobilization for War: The Expansion and Training of the Big Red One, 1939 to November 1942
  2. pp. 118-142
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  1. 6. Tunisia: The Division Comes of Age
  2. pp. 143-171
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  1. 7. Offensive Operations: Gafsa to Victory in Africa
  2. pp. 172-212
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  1. 8. The Invasion of Sicily
  2. pp. 213-241
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  1. 9. Operation Overlord
  2. pp. 242-270
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  1. 10. Crusade in Europe: The Drive to Germany
  2. pp. 271-304
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  1. 11. The Battles of the German Frontier
  2. pp. 305-333
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  1. 12. The Last Offensive against Germany: January to May 1945
  2. pp. 334-354
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  1. 13. The Occupation of Germany and the Cold War
  2. pp. 355-381
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  1. 14. The Vietnam War and the Big Red One: Deployment and First Battles
  2. pp. 382-416
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  1. 15. The Year of Decision? The 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam, 1967
  2. pp. 417-445
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  1. 16. Tet and the Light at the End of the Tunnel
  2. pp. 446-466
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  1. 17. The Cold War to Desert Storm
  2. pp. 467-492
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  1. 18. New Mission: Peacekeeping in the Balkans
  2. pp. 493-530
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  1. 19. Global Mission: The War on Terror
  2. pp. 531-561
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  1. Conclusion: The Long War Continues
  2. pp. 562-572
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 573-636
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 637-682
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  1. Back Cover
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