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America's War for Humanity   By: (1862-1947)

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Pictorial History of the World War for Liberty


Noted Historical and Military Writer. Member American Historical Association

[Illustration: Giants of Democracy]

[Illustration: Above Machine gun team of an American balloon company at work on the French front, trying to get an enemy airplane. These anti aircraft guns are known as "Archies"

Below Men of the 313th U.S. Field Artillery cleaning and polishing 75 millimeter shells, to be sent over to the Hun at night. Dirty or rusted shells are dangerous to use. ( U.S. Official Photos .)]

[Illustration: Above Scene in Chateau Thierry after the battle that brought undying glory to American arms, and especially to the Marine Corps. The effects of the heavy bombardment by the artillery of the Third Division are plainly to be seen. ( Photo from I.F.S. )

Below American and French soldiers looking over the town of Chateau Thierry after the battle. This was the scene of America's first great victory in the war. The town was stormed and the enemy routed by the troops the Germans had chosen to belittle. ( Copyright by C.P.I.; Photo from W.N.U. )]

[Illustration: Above American automatic rifle team making it hot for the Huns. Note the protective barricade of ammunition boxes and sandbags.

Below How hand grenades are thrown at the enemy in the trenches. American soldiers soon became expert at this superlative kind of baseball. ( U.S. Official Photos .)]

[Illustration: Above Surrender of the German high seas fleet. A British warship, which towed an observation balloon, leading the line of seventy German vessels into the Firth of Forth. (Copyright, U. & U.)

Below Surrendering the German submarines at the port of Harwich, England. Note the listless attitude of this particular German crew. (Copyright, I.F.S.) ]

[Illustration: Drafting the armistice terms by the Allied plenipotentiaries at Versailles. On the left side of the table from left to right are shown: Gen. du Robilant; next man unidentified; Italian Foreign Minister Sonnino; Italian Premier Orlando; Col. E.M. House; Gen. Tasker H. Bliss; next man unidentified; Greek Premier Venizelos; Serbian Minister Vesnitch. On the right side of the table from left to right: Admiral Wemyss, with back to camera; Gen. Sir Henry Wilson; Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig; Gen. Sackville West; Andrew Bonar Law; Premier David Lloyd George; French Premier Georges Clemenceau; and French Foreign Minister Stephen Pichon. ( French Official Photo, from I.F.S. )]

[Illustration: The American delegates to the Peace Conference at Versailles: From left to right Colonel E. M. House, Secretary of State Robert Lansing, President Woodrow Wilson, Henry White, General Tasker H. Bliss. The photograph was taken in the Murat Mansion, residence of the President while in Paris.] [Illustration: The Human Flag A wonderful triumph of artistic military formation and photography, showing 10,000 Jackies at Great Lakes, Illinois, the largest naval training station in the world, with nearly 60,000 sailors in the making, and a naval band of over 1,000 pieces. (Copyright, U. & U .)]

[Illustration: A typical aerial battle. Destruction of a Boche plane by dauntless American aviators, swooping like eagles upon their prey, regardless of the anti aircraft shells that burst all about them, and helping by their intrepidity and skill to clear the air of the Hun and maintain the supremacy gained by the Allies in aerial warfare. Thousands of American flyers were trained and ready to carry the war into Germany when the Teuton forces collapsed and cried "Enough!" (Photo from I. F. S .)] [Illustration: Above An American supply train in the town of Esnes, seen from the cemetery. In the background Hill 300, which was held by the Germans since early in the war and has been the scene of many attacks and great slaughter. Note the utter ruin of the town as it was found by the Americans... Continue reading book >>

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