World War I: the Americans

Although the United States did not enter the war until 1917, the American Expeditionary Force suffered 320,500 casualties. In memory of the 100th anniversary of the war read about some of these brave men and women:

Yanks: the epic story of the American Army in World War I by John S.D. Eisenhower with Joanne Thompson Eisenhower


Five lieutenants: the heartbreaking story of five Harvard men who led America to victory in World War I by James Carl Nelson


The long way home: an American journey from Ellis Island to the Great War by David Laskin





American women in World War I: they also served by Lettie Gavin





Crusader nation: the United States in peace and the Great War by David Traxel





The remains of Company D: a story of the Great War by James Carl Nelson





The last days of innocence: America at war, 1917-1918 by Meirion and Susie Harries





Over there: the United States in the Great War, 1917- 1918 by Byron Farwell





The last of the doughboys: the forgotten generation and their forgotten world war by Richard Rubin