Over There

America in the Great War

Book Description

More than 360 photographs detail the American military experience in World War I on the ground, in the air, and at sea, from recruitment to the Armistice. This is the premier visual history of the United States in the Great War to be published during these centennial years.

  • Features not only the Doughboys and Devil Dogs, but also flying aces, doctors and nurses, seamen, and the German enemy
  • Color photos of weapons and equipment, uniforms, insignia, and medals
  • Richly informative text and captions by an expert on World War I and battlefield interpretation

  • About Dalessandro, Dr Robert J.

    Col. Robert J. Dalessandro, USA (Ret.), is chairman of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission. He has been director of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center and chief of military history at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, and is currently deputy secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He is revisor for Stackpole's Army Officer's Guide and author of Willing Patriots: Men of Color in the First World War, American Lions: The 332nd Infantry Regiment in Italy in World War I, and Organization and Insignia of the American Expeditionary Force. Dalessandro lives in northern Virginia.