Len's Summary: Army records indicate that MacArthur’s subordinates deserve most of the credit for this successful Meuse-Argonne action for which MacArthur was nominated for the Medal of Honor. By the prolific author of Five Days in October: The Lost Battalion in World War I (Missouri, 2005) and many other WWI histories. Reviewed in the Wall Street Journal November 25, 2008.
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. The searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf was created and will be maintained in his honor.