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France and the war, as seen by an American

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • National characteristics, French

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Mark Baldwin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD516 .B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62, 1 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6585263M
    LC Control Number16006085
    OCLC/WorldCa1889579

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France And The War: As Seen By An American () Hardcover – Septem by James Mark Baldwin (Author)Author: James Mark Baldwin. France and the War, as Seen by an American (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Janu Author: James Mark Baldwin. France and the war, as seen by an American. New York, D. Appleton and company (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James Mark Baldwin.

"Harlow Unger has written an amazing tour de force revealing France's two-faced role in the American Revolution Acclaim for The French War Against America"A very readable and provocative tale of early Franco-American relations that will please some and infuriate others."/5.

A splendid little volume explaining twelve American wars, the whys, wheres, and whos. One major complaint is the total disregard and thus no mention of the U. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard has participated in every war American has fought - even back to the Quasi War with France.

The Coast Guard is one of the five Armed Forces of the United States/5(30). But later DeGaulle did make a broadcast and Eisenhower, after the war, stated that the French contributed greatly to the Allied victory.

All in all this appears to be a balanced overall look at the actions of France during World War II. As such, it is an important part of the history of World War II and deserves a place on a World War II by: 8.

The French government considered the American war a relatively minor issue while France was engaged in multiple diplomatic endeavors in Europe and around the world.

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France was also outraged over the Jay Treaty and that the United States was actively trading with Britain, with whom France was at war. In response, France authorized privateers to conduct attacks on American shipping, seizing numerous merchant ships and ultimately leading the U.S.

to retaliate. The war was called "quasi" because it was : Convention ofCessation of Franco. French involvement in the American Revolutionary War of began inwhen France, a hotbed of Enlightenment liberal ideologies and the archnemesis of the British Empire, secretly shipped supplies to the Continental Army established in June A Treaty of Alliance followed inwhich led to French shipments of money and matériel to the United States of.

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The American Red Cross and the American Ambulance Field Service (AFS) provided the majority of ambulance drivers to the Allied Forces. The Women’s Motor Corps of America and Nortan-Hajes Ambulance Corps also provided drivers and support.

According to the American Red Cross website, “During World War I, Red Cross employees and volunteers provided. The Great War of confronted the United States with one of the most wrenching crises in the nation's history. It also left a residue of disruption and disillusion that spawned an even more ruinous conflict scarcely a generation later.

Over Here is the single-most comprehensive discussion of the impact of World War I on American society.4/5(1). Such books as Make Me a Hero, Autumn Street, and Hut School and the War Time Home-Front Heroes reveal in varied degrees the involvement and understanding of American youth at that time.

Hearne says that few children's books have glorified the war but there seem to be three kinds of juvenile literature written about World War II.

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The aggregated argument of these essays is that wartime interaction between the government and media on one side and racial and cultural groups on the other redirected American culture (4). The greatest lesson that we have to learn is to seek ever the public welfare, to build up, to maintain our American heritage.

This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.