The Lost Battalion

The Lost BattalionThe Lost Battalion by Thomas M. Johnson, Fletcher Pratt, Edward M. Coffman
ISBN: 0803276133
Published by Bison Books on May 1st 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States
Pages: 364

Len's Summary: Reprint of a 1938 classic with a new introduction by the dean of American WWI historians Edward M. "Mac" Coffman. The Meuse-Argonne from a ground-level infantry view. A November 2000 selection of the History Book Club.

The General and the Jaguar: Pershing’s Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and Revenge

The General and the Jaguar: Pershing’s Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and RevengeThe General and the Jaguar: Pershing's Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and Revenge by Eileen Welsome
ISBN: 0803222246
Published by Bison Books on November 1st 2007
Genres: History, United States, 20th Century, Latin America, Mexico, Military, Revolutionary, World
Pages: 432

Len's Summary: Pershing’s unsuccessful chase of Rancho Villa across northern Mexico in 1916 helped qualify him for AEF command. // The author is a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of two PEN awards.

Armed Progressive: General Leonard Wood

Armed Progressive: General Leonard WoodArmed Progressive: General Leonard Wood by Jack C. Lane
ISBN: 0803226586
Published by Bison Books on December 1st 2009
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: A new biography of an American imperialist, Harvard Medical School graduate and political collaborator of Teddy Roosevelt who rose to be Army Chief of Staff, Governor General in Cuba and the Philippines and presidential wannabe. Also a available from Nebraska is Chasing Geronimo: The Journal of Leonard Wood, May-September 1886, Lack C. Lane (ed.), 176 pages, photos, map, ISBN 978 0 8032 2527 5, $14.96 paperback. Wood, then an Army contract surgeon, won the Medal of Honor for helping capture Apache chief Geronimo.