The Great War and America: Civil-Military Relations during World War I by Nancy Gentile Ford
Published by Praeger Security International on February 28th 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Len's Summary: Starting with the preparedness movement, Ms. Ford traces civil-military relations in America through the draft and training of citizen soldiers, mobilization of public opinion and suppression of dissent, the application of science and technology through demobilization and reemployment starting in 1919. Documents include the Sedition Act of 1918. The author also wrote Americans All: Foreign Born soldiers in World War I (Greenwood 2001).