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Inventory of the United States Army, First Army miscellaneous records
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Description
Reports, memoranda, orders, and maps, relating to military conditions in France during World War I, the German railway system, and experiences of German and Allied prisoners of war.
Background
The First Army was established in France in 1918 under the command of General John J. Pershing. The First Army was stationed near Verdun, where it was involved in the Meuse-Argonne offensive and the Battle of Saint-Mihiel. It was deactivated in 1919.
Extent
3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research. The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.