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Texas and Texans in the Great War

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ISBN-10: 1933337370

ISBN-13: 9781933337371

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ralph A. Wooster

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The outbreak of war in Europe in the summer of 1914 surprised Americans. Although most hoped to avoid involvement in the conflict, the German submarine campaign against shipping in the north Atlantic brought the United States into the war in April, 1917 as an ally of the British, French, Italians, and Russians. Before World War I ended in November 1918 the United States mobilized over four million men and suffered over 350,000 casualties, including 120,000 who were killed in action or died from disease. 200,000 Texans served in the American armed forces during what contemporaries called "the Great War." Over 5,000 Texans in uniform died during the conflict. Four Texans were awarded the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: State House Press
Publication date: 4/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Wooster is a semi-retired professor of history at Lamar University, Beaumont.