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Meuse-Argonne, 1918: The Battle That Ended World War I

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On September 17, 2009, Edward G. Lengel delivered a lecture on his book Meuse-Argonne, 1918: The Battle That Ended World War I.

After four years of stalemate on the Western Front, a final Allied push broke the German army in autumn 1918. The Meuse-Argonne Offensive represented the war’s largest commitment of American troops to battle and helped pave the way to German capitulation in November. In To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918, Edward G. Lengel tells the epic tale of American soldiers in the final campaign of World War I.

Dr. Lengel has worked as an associate professor of history at UVA and as an editor of the Papers of George Washington. (Introduction by Nelson D. Lankford)

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