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Index Abbeville: SWC meeting at (1918), 160-62 aide mdmoire: issued by W. Wilson, 180 Aisne, Second Battle of the, 55 Aisne-Marne campaign, 188 Allenby, Gen. Sir Edmund H.H., 106, 202, 206 Allied intervention in Russia. See Russia Allied Maritime Transport Council, 136 Allied Supreme War Council. See Supreme War Council (SWC) Allied war aims, 30, 41-42, 60-61, 93,112, 124,128-29,139-40,153-54,175-76,194, 208, 210-12, 214, 216-19, 229 n 57. See also German colonies amalgamation of U.S. troops with Allied divisions: first discussed, 47-48, 52-54, 228 n 31; resisted by U.S., 57-58, 67, 82; British arguments in favor of, 72; U.S. responds to renewed British efforts for, on eve of 1918 German offensive, 121-24,132-38; British General Staff's views on, 131-32; pressure for, after 21 March German offensive, 153-62; Lloyd George attempts to revive, 196-97; British high command no longer favors, 197, 247 n 21 Ambrosius, Lloyd E., 138 American Expeditionary Force (AEF). See army, U.S. Amery, Rt. Hon. Leopold, 131, 211, 246 n 44; imperialist brain truster for Milnerites, 110, 236 n 37; links campaign against Turkey to German threat to South Russia, 141, 241 n 66; at SWC, 142; role in "X" Committee, 163; on future military policy, 167; sees war entering new phase, 174; works on evacuation plan for BEF, 244 n 13 Amiens, Battle of, 194-95,198, 203 Anderson, Maxwell, 227 n 44 Anglo-American naval alliance (1917): proposed and rejected, 62-64 Armistice of November 11, 1918: prearmistice negotiations, 208-19; signed, 219 army, British (British Expeditionary Force): casualties of, 21, 26-27, 70,105, 157,162,168,192,195, 203, 242 n 35, 248 n 47, 250 n 94; Fifth Army, 149, 151-52,155,186; and reinforcements for, after 21 March 1918,151; and Maurice debate, 162; Fourth Australian Division, 182; Canadian Corps, 194-95; Fourth Army, 195, 250 n 89. See also Cambrai; Haig, Field-Marshal Sir Douglas; Passchendaele Offensive; Somme, Battle of army, French: British concern about decline of, 54-55, 65, 76, 99,104,168, 171, 173, 212, 244 n 13; shows signs of recovering from mutiny, 105; Detachment de l'Armee du Nord, 187; Sixth Army, 188. See also Foch, Gen. Ferdinand; Petain, Marshal Philippe army, German: condition of, on eve of Armistice, 212, 251 n 23, 252 n 44. See also Ludendorff, Gen. Erich army, Russian: British concern about decline of, 69, 99 Army, U.S. (American Expeditionary Force): origins of, 44-59; location of, in France, 81-82, 116-17, 119,123; combat unreadiness of, 83,135,164; First Division ("Big Red One"), 83,152,169; deployment questioned by W. Wilson, 93-97,119; strength of (Nov. 1917), 115, (end of 1917), 118, (July 1918), 186-87, 190, (by Armistice), 216; Seventyseventh Division, 164; Third Division, 169,172; Fourth Division, 172; Fortysecond Division, 172; Twenty-eighth 266 Index Division, 172; Second Division, 172; Twenty-sixth Division, 172; Thirtythird Division, 181-82; Third Corps, 188; First Corps, 188, 202; First Army, 190, 200-202, 207, 216; casualties suffered during BEF's offensive, 207; logistical breakdown, 207; Allied leaders critical of, 212, 215; MeuseArgonne casualties, 215; role in achieving victory, 215-16, 252 n 32; Air Service, 216; Ninety-second Division, 244 n 68; Thirtieth Division, 249 n 77; Twenty-seventh Division, 249 n 77; number of, on British front, AprilNov . 1918, 250 n 100; Second Army, 252 n 32. See also Meuse-Argonne Offensive; Pershing, Gen. John J.; St. Mihiel Offensive Army Council (British), 16,105 Army War College (U.S.), 81 Asquith, Rt. Hon. H.H., 12, 15, 22,113; and "coercive power" of U.S., 21; opposes negotiated peace with Germany at Russia's expense, 101; defeated in Maurice debate, 162 Baghdad: captured by British, 106 Baker, Newton D., 20, 93, 118, 121, 137, 168,180,185-86, 245 n 15; discusses conscription with president, 36; and troop deployment in Europe, 40, 50; advocates draft, 49; and FrancoAmerican military cooperation, 54-55; selects Pershing to command AEF, 55; instructions to Pershing, 57-58, 82; role in expanding U.S. commitment, 59; favors independent tactical doctrine, 89-90; questioned by president about deployment of AEF, 94-97; recommends Bliss for SWC, 114; opposes U.S. intervention in Russia, 116-17,142,179,185-86; instructions to Pershing on amalgamation, 122-23,132; supports 150-battalion plan, 134; leadership questioned, 135...

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9780813158457
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9780813118338
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654772526
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286
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2016-01-01
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English
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