Meuse-Argonne offensive

A major battle of World War I. It was the biggest operation and victory of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in that war. Took place in the Verdun Sector, immediately north and northwest of the town of Verdun between September 26 - November 11, 1918.

U.S. Forces consisted of the U.S. First Army commanded by General John J. Pershing until October 16th and then by Lt. General Hunter Liggett. The logistics were planned and directed by Col. George Marshall. German forces consisted of approximately forty German divisions.

26,277 AEF troops were killed and 95,786 were wounded.


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